• Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

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Release Date: July 27th, 2012

DVD Release Date: December 4th, 2012

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.

Cast: Dan-qing Chen, Weiwei Ai, Dan Ai, Lao Ai, Lee Ambrozy, Ethan Cohen

Director: Alison Klayman

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Expressions United Media

Distributors: IFC Films

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  • 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

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