Alias Ruby Blade: A Story of Love and Revolution

Screenings

2013 Season
London

Alias Ruby Blade: A Story of Love and Revolution tells the remarkable love story of human rights activist Kirsty Sword and political prisoner Xanana Gusmão. Once an aspiring documentary filmmaker, Kirsty instead became a revolutionary, working in Jakarta for the Timorese resistance. Using the pseudonym "Ruby Blade," she smuggled video equipment, computers, and audio cassettes to their leader Gusmão, who was serving a life sentence in the notorious Cipinang Prison.

Filmmaker(s): 
Alex Meillier
Year: 
2012
78m
Genre: 
Documentary