Ruaridh Arrow
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Ruaridh Arrow
OccupationProducer and director
Ruaridh Arrow is a British journalist and film-maker known for his 2011 feature documentary How to Start a Revolution​[1] about Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr Gene Sharp.
The film was described as an underground hit with the Occupy movement​, which launched around the time of the film's release in September 2011.[2] In 2012 the film won a BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award in the 'Factual: Over 30 Minutes' category.​[3] How to Start a Revolution won Best Documentary at the 2011 Raindance Film Festival in London.​[4] It was funded by Arrow and via the crowdfunding site Kickstarter​.​[5]
Educated at King's College London​[6] and Glasgow University​, Arrow was named Sky News Student Reporter of the Year at the Guardian Student Media Awards in 2004.[7]
  1. ^ Holden, Stephen (23 February 2012). "Ways to Change the World, Nonviolently"​. New York Times. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  2. ^ Flintoff, John-Paul (3 January 2013). "Gene Sharp: The Machiavelli of non-violence"​. New Statesman America. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  3. ^ "BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards: Winners in 2012".​. 12 March 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  4. ^ Gray, Louise (21 October 2011). "Gene Sharp: How to Start a Revolution"​. ISSN 0307-1235​. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  5. ^ "HOW TO START A REVOLUTION a new documentary film". Kickstarter​. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  6. ^ "Alumni | King's alumni | King's College London".​. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  7. ^ Harris, Rob (15 November 2004). "2004 Guardian Student Media Awards". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077​. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
External links​[​edit​]
How to Start a Revolution​, documentary directed by Ruaridh Arrow
Categories: British documentary filmmakersScottish journalistsScottish film directorsLiving peopleAlumni of King's College London
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