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Art and activism merge in this fascinating inside portrait of China's best known artist, which conveys both the roots of Ai's provocations and the authorities' paranoid responses to them. He comes across as a fearless creator, a reluctant hero, a committed campaigner and a fallible human being, treading a perilous line between the adoring global art market and China's Kafkaesque state apparatus.
Suffering from a surfeit of international stars and locations, this join-the-dots drama zips between a series of emotional episodes without ever gaining much momentum.
The Dinosaur Project (12A)
Chatty Brit explorers regret discovering a modern-day Lost World in the Congo in this low-budget cross between Monsters and Jurassic Park.
The Forgiveness Of Blood (12A)
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Chicago – In our latest edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have two prize packs up for grabs to the new Sundance Selects film “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry” on Ai Weiwei: one of China’s most famous artists and activists! The film opens in Chicago on Aug. 3, 2012.
One winner scores a T-shirt plus a tote bag and the other wins a T-shirt! “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry” stars Ai Weiwei, Danqing Chen, Ying Gao, Changwei Gu, Tehching Hsieh, Huang Hung, Yanping Liu, Evan Osnos, Inserk Yang and Zuzhou Zuoxiao from writer and director Alison Klayman.
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2 items from 2012
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