Alias Ruby Blade: A Story of Love and Revolution (2012)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Social Issues  |   Run Time - 78 min.  |   Countries - Australia, USA  |  
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Alexander Meillier's documentary Aliintoas Ruby Blade: A Story of Love and Revolution shares the remarkable story of Kristy Sword Gusmao, an Australian filmmaker who began a work investigating a neighboring nation named Timo-Leste, and in turn became so passionately involved in the plight of the land that she worked side-by-side with a revolutionary leader named Xanana for the cause of independence. Eventually, the relationship between the filmmaker and the guerilla takes an unexpected turn.

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activism, filmmaker, independence, revolution