Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei

Never Sorry

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This is a documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an increasing number of clashes with the Chinese government.
Copyright Date: [Orland Park, IL] :, MPI Media Group ;, c2012
ISBN: 9780788616341
078861634X
Branch Call Number: BluRay 709.2 AI NVD
Characteristics: 1 Blu-ray disc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,quadraphonic,DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1,rda
Widescreen,rda
NTSC,rda
video file,Blu-ray video,dual-layered,region A,enhanced for 16x9 television,rda
Alternative Title: Never sorry

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Amazing! Check out the book "Evidence" in the VPL system and/or DVD "Art 21".

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andreajesse
Jan 27, 2018

Art saves lives. Art changes society. Filmmaker Alison Klayman is given full access to this most provocative artist. Ai Weiwei's art is big and bold. It is impossible not to be moved by it. He entered the world stage with his design of the "Bird's Nest" stadium at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He was the darling of the Chinese government, but then that same year, the Sichuan earthquake hit. The Chinese government tried to keep the number dead under wraps. Ai Weiwei used his notoriety to expose the names of the thousands of people including thousands of children. He used many forms of media. The Chinese government was finally forced to admit that tens of thousands died. Since then, Ai Weiwei has continued to provoke the Chinese government in an effort to improve human rights including freedom of speech. He has been surveilled, beaten and jailed, and his art studio destroyed by the Chinese government, but nothing will stop him. He has an ever growing following. Power to the people!

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mooooks
Mar 27, 2016

Completely admire and respect him even MORE after watching this documentary! Ai Weiwei is a force I hope China will never be able to silence. Never Sorry!

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lukasevansherman
Feb 11, 2015

Engrossing and inspiring documentary about the Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. You'll learn both about his work/life and political conditions in China.

Green_Bird_203 Jan 28, 2015

Hold out, Ai Weiwei and iWeiwei!!

kevfarley Dec 16, 2014

"If we don't push,
there's nothing happening.
But life is much more interesting
when we make a little bit of effort."
...~ Ai Weiwei

An activist artist loving his country, in the midst of an uncompromising police state.

I'm sooooo glad that I'm here instead !

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SAPL454
Dec 19, 2013

One of the most controversial activists in China today showing that China needs a lot of human rights changes to be more democratic.

Glencoe_Mike Jun 24, 2013

Mostly fawning but he's a pretty interesting, brave and entertaining guy.

btmslt Apr 24, 2013

A good look at an artist who is also an activist.

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hsiaopeilan
Mar 15, 2013

also can be seen on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCVI57awrxQ

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