Who's Afraid of Ai Weiwei?
Release Date: January 1st, 2011
Not Yet Rated| hr. 18 min.
Artist Ai Weiwei takes a costly stand against the Beijing Olympics.
Director: Alison Klayman
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
Ai is a great movie subject for many reasons, but one is that he understands the power of appearing larger than life on the silver screen. show more