Tuesday, January 17, 2012
CE Grantee Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry Goes to Sundance!
Chicken & Egg Pictures is excited to congratulate Liberty grantee Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, an official selection of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival!
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry is the first feature-length film about the internationally renowned Chinese artist and activist, Ai Weiwei. In recent years, Ai has garnered international attention as much for his ambitious artwork as his political provocations. AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY examines this complex intersection of artistic practice and social activism as seen through the life and art of China’s preeminent contemporary artist.
From 2008 to 2010, Beijing-based journalist and filmmaker Alison Klayman gained unprecedented access to Ai Weiwei. Klayman documented Ai’s artistic process in preparation for major museum exhibitions, his intimate exchanges with family members and his increasingly public clashes with the Chinese government. Klayman’s detailed portrait of the artist provides a nuanced exploration of contemporary China and one of its most compelling public figures.
Read more about filmmaker Alison Klayman and her documentary on IndieWire: Meet the 2012 Sundance Filmmakers #31: Alison Klayman, 'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
Congratulations! We wish you continued success!