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R| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
Alison Klayman documents the life and work of Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. She showcases his artistic process as he prepares for a museum exhibition, his relationships with family members and his clashes with the government.

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Director: Alison Klayman

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: IFC Films

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

Release Date: July 27th, 2012|1 hr. 31 min.

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  • Klayman has already shown us Ai challenging the authorities on various fronts, most grippingly in a confrontation with the Chengdu police officer who had given him a potentially fatal head injury. show more

  • His is a special kind of courage, and it impels him to act with special agility in a brave new world of his own making, where little tweets can challenge big lies and a blog post can echo like thunder. show more

  • Ai Weiwei comes off as a man on a singular mission: to record the life around him before it is erased or distorted by a repressive government terrified by the smallest sign of nonconformity. His primary weapons: video cameras and Twitter. show more

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Hot Docs Day 1: 'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry'

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Mark Wigmore on Apr 25th, 2012 3:28PM

Every day, Moviefone Canada will bring you a must-see documentary from this year's Hot Docs film festival.This year's opening night film is also one of the best that Hot Docs has to offer in 2012. "Ai...

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