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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry Documents Artist’s Social Media Dissent

PARK CITY, Utah — Most art documentaries feature paintbrushes or chisels. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry opens with a surveillance camera. Alison Klayman’s entertaining, compelling and thought-provoking film, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this week, follows the Beijing-based architect, conceptual artist and provocateur as he does battle with Chinese authorities, surviving around-the-clock stakeouts, a beating [.
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Documentary 'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry' shows artist's boldness

Arts : Culture Monster (2 years ago)

Even though he describes his detention in China last year as 'very inhuman,' he's not about to back down, as Alison Klayman's documentary makes clear. BEIJING — Ai Weiwei — the Chinese artist and activist — is wearing his favorite T... Read Post

Ai Weiwei: "Never Retreat, Retweet"

Arts : Hyperallergic (3 years ago)

Alison Klayman’s 90-minute film Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry set out to be a portrait of the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and along the way morphed into a highbrow, jaw-dropping reality show about fumbling, corrupt governments (China), social... Read Post

Ai Weiwei Documentary Planned for Summer Release

Arts : ArtsBeat (3 years ago)

Alison Klayman's documentary "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry," about that provocative Chinese artist, made its debut at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a Special Jury Prize for Spirit of Defiance. Read Post

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