Documentary : Ai Weiwei : Never Sorry

City: Mumbai
Location: Alliance Française auditorium
Date: Tue, 2013/07/30 – 6:30pm
Category: Film screening

 

Documentary  Ai Weiwei  Never Sorry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In partnership with The Root Reel

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, by Alison Klayman, (91′)

Ai Weiwei is China’s most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic. Against a backdrop of strict censorship and an unresponsive legal system, Ai expresses himself and organizes people through art and social media. In response, Chinese authorities have shut down his blog, beat him up, bulldozed his newly built studio, and held him in secret detention.

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, is the inside story of a dissident for the digital age who inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics. First-time director Alison Klayman gained unprecedented access to Ai while working as a journalist in China. Her detailed portrait provides a nuanced exploration of contemporary China and one of its most compelling public figures.