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Alison Klayman

Entries by Alison Klayman

Is Facebook Never Sorry?

(155) Comments | Posted November 22, 2011 | 12:08 PM

As the director of the upcoming documentary feature "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry," I spent several years filming with the rebel artist Ai Weiwei, now internationally known for his 81-day illegal detention by the Chinese government earlier this year. The film offers an inside look at how Weiwei finds...

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Meet Wen Tao, Missing Along with Ai Weiwei

(16) Comments | Posted April 12, 2011 | 1:40 PM

In December 2010 I conducted a 90-minute interview with Wen Tao, as part of my documentary Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry. On April 3, just hours after Ai Weiwei was detained at the Beijing airport, Wen Tao was taken away by four or five plainclothes officers. Both...

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Ai Weiwei Is Not a Criminal

(46) Comments | Posted April 4, 2011 | 5:05 PM

"Anyone who spent time with the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in the past couple of years has noticed the woman with the camera, " the New Yorker's Evan Osnos wrote in his blog last week. I'm that woman with the camera. I have been filming Ai Weiwei for...

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