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Ai Weiwei Never Sorry

25 Documentaries You Need To Watch On Netflix Now

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.07.2014 | Arts

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Piec...

Our Fading Right: Freedom of Speech

Paul R. Byrne | Posted 02.27.2013 | Arts
Paul R. Byrne

There is a rising middle class with fixed or declining social freedoms, and a history of imperialism running back thousands of years. Yet people like Ai Weiwei risk their lives, their family, all security, to speak. What's our excuse?

10 Must-See Films At DOC NYC

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.11.2012 | Arts

This week marks the start of Manhattan's third annual documentary festival, DOC NYC, at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea's SVA Theatre....

Ai Weiwei Punished...Again

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

Yesterday, Chinese artist and political dissident Ai Weiwei announced that authorities have revoked the business license for his design company in Bei...

Rooted and Unbendable Ai Weiwei

Misha Lyuve | Posted 11.04.2012 | Arts
Misha Lyuve

Every society has constraints that offer opportunity for vision, freedom and courage. "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" by Alison Klayman is a documentary about a man who appreciates the possibilities and challenges of this opportunity in China.

God In The Projects

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 08.27.2012 | Miami

The world is yours this week in Miami's indie cinemas, from a doc about the sinking Maldives to a look at German painter Gerhard Richter to perhaps th...

The Artist as Dissident -- Ai WeiWei: Never Sorry

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 10.24.2012 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Artist Ai Weiwei could have had a career and a life that was easy. Maybe. After viewing Alison Klayman's documentary, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, it is clear that the story of his family's personal history looms large as a psychological undertone of his evolution.


Michael Jones | Posted 10.16.2012 | Chicago
Michael Jones

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry is a great documentary, a great story, a complicated portrait of courage, venality, talent, and personality.

ReThink Interview - Alison Klayman, Director of Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.29.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The lines between art, journalism, and documentary filmmaking are often blurry ones. In 2008, director Alison Klayman, at the age of 24, found herself crossing those hazy lines to record the story of a man famous for doing the same.

Documentaries of Summer: Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, Detropia, About Face

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.29.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Alison Klayman, an American and recent college grad in 2008 went to China, not knowing precisely what she would do there. Asked to videotape Ai Weiwei, she fell into a subject much larger than a sculptor and conceptual artist.

In Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, Alison Klayman Skillfully Highlights the Artist's Defiant Charisma

Kristin McCracken | Posted 09.29.2012 | Arts
Kristin McCracken

Few Americans are overly familiar with Ai Weiwei. With her engaging, intimate, and wholly personalizing portrait, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, director Alison Klayman hopes to right that wrong.

Why Hollywood Studios Fear Political Content

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.26.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This is the least of Hollywood's worries, for my money. The major studios have a bigger problem -- such as the fact that they so seldom make movies with serious themes or content. And they never address actual political issues if they can avoid it.

Movie Review: Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.25.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

What if you live in a society where the very ideas you harbor are punishable by imprisonment -- or worse? How much of being an artist becomes about simply having the courage to express your ideas in verbal or physical form?

Is Facebook Never Sorry?

Alison Klayman | Posted 01.22.2012 | Home
Alison Klayman

2011-11-22-aiweiwei.jpgI posted Ai Weiwei's images on Facebook. I was sent a warning, so I censored the photos using Facebook logos. Tuesday morning my account was disabled without notice or further details.

Al Weiwei Documentarian Live Chat

Posted 07.10.2011 | World

On April 3, internationally renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei was detained at the Beijing Airport by government authorities and no one ha...