• Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

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

Keywords: Inspiring, Engaging, Rise

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Tirdad DerakhshaniPhiladelphia Inquirer

    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

  • 85
    Mark JenkinsNPR

    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

  • 100
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    Alison Klayman's documentary is one of the most engagingly powerful movies of the year almost completely on the strength of Ai's rumpled charisma and the confusion it creates in the bureaucratic mindset of the Chinese Communist Party. show more

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