Angelena Bonet is a warrior in the fight to end violence against women. With a fierce commitment to helping victims heal, and take back their life, she brings to bear a multitude of talents, wisdom and personal experience. Violence and tragedy are not strangers to Angelena. In 2007, the love of her life and her fiancé, suddenly and unexpectedly passed away. In 2012, Angelena was the victim of a violent crime in her homeland. Only from the depths of her despair and darkest days has she truly found her voice and the courage to share about her experiences and to speak out about issues generally swept under the carpet. Angelena’s biopic documentary which she produced in its entirety, including the soundtrack she co-wrote with her late fiancé. From Australian supermodel to documentary filmmaker, singer-songwriter and humanitarian, her message is of peace, love and unity.
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