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SISTER'S LOVE, A

Australia, 2006 (MIFF 2007, World Stories)

Director: Ivan Sen

SISTER'S LOVE, A

Following his mighty feature debut Beneath Clouds (MIFF 02), Ivan Sen directs the documentary A Sister's Love. A talented Indigenous performer and artistic director Rhoda Roberts talks about the impact of the abduction and murder of her twin sister, Lois, at Nimbin eight years ago.

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