Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case Release Date: May 16, 2014

81 days of solitary detention world famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is put under house arrest. He suffers from sleeping disorder and memory loss, 18 cameras are monitoring his studio and home, police agents follow his every move, and heavy restrictions from the Kafkaesque Chinese authorities weigh him down. Picking up where Alison Klayman’s Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry left off, Al Weiwei The Fake Case is more explicitly political, reflecting Ai’s battle against the gigantic lawsuit thrust upon him by the Chinese government in an effort to silence him. Ai Weiwei is shaken, but during his year on probation he steadily finds new ways to provoke and challenge the mighty powers of the Chinese authorities in his fight for human rights and free expression. The film also features the creation of S.A.C.R.E.D., a new work depicting Ai’s time in prison, which premiered during the Venice Biennale.

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Starring: John Burnham SchwartzYunchang HePan HaixiaWang FenGao YingJerome A. CohenJeremy WingfieldWeiwei AiLarry WarshLao AiZhanyang Li
Genres: DocumentaryDrama
Directed By: Andreas Johnsen
Runtime: 86 minutes
Total Box Office: 44.6 TH

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