United States | 2012 | Alison Klayman
This profile of Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei captures the activist and provocateur as he prepares for a major museum exhibition, interacts with friends and family members, and clashes publicly with Chinese government officials. Ai’s Zodiac Project goes on view at the Cleveland Museum of Art in 2013. “The Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn of the Twitter age…[A] stirring, important documentary.” –Entertainment Weekly.
91 min. 35mm. Subtitles.
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