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Amidst a revolution to overthow invading oppressors, a beautiful young woman becomes a spy for the resistance under the moniker ‘Ruby Blade.’ While she sneaks in messages to the imprisoned, non-violent leader of said resistance, they begin a glorious love affair. And get this, it’s not starring Leo DiCaprio, it’s a true story! From chasing sharks to helicoptering heads-of-state, filmmakers Alexander Meillier and Tanya Ager Meillier are taking their very first feature documentary Alias Ruby Blade to Tribeca. Director Alex Meillier was kind enough to sit down with NFS to explain just how you go about telling an action-adventure love story…that really happened. Read on for the interview, plus a way you can watch it online through Tribeca tonight. More »

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If you can’t make it out to the Tribeca Film Festival this year, you still have a chance to catch the show. They have announced that they will be offering programming for the Tribeca Online Festival as well as video-on-demand options in order to engage new audiences. Not only that, but they are also holding their very first #6SECFILMS Vine competition which they hope will expand their desired extra-festival participation. This will be the fourth year of the Tribeca Online Festival, “a digital platform that offers front row access to exclusive Festival content and new storytelling opportunities.” Essentially, you can go to the TFF, but you don’t have to get on a plane or change out of your pajamas. Also, with the addition of the Vine competition, the communities of both film-lovers and filmmakers, either participating in house or online, will all come together under one roof. More »