United We Stand Documentary

04 Jul 2011

‘United We Stand’ follows the journey of six AFL footballers into the heart of post war and post wave Sri Lanka where they find themselves humbled by lessons of grace, grit and reconciliation among the local people.

Filmed in a raw style against the sea of colour of the sub-continent, the documentary offers a candid look at how the players’ come to understand the power of sport to connect people and overcome tragedy. For some, the journey ignites a passion to spend their moment in the sun as heroes doing something that might last a lifetime…


Victoria Baldwin