Film Analysis Of Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry By Alison Klayman

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The very compelling documentary, Ai WeiWei: Never Sorry by Alison Klayman, demonstrates a very ambitious contemporary artist trying to change the system in his homeland, China, Beijing. The film captures Ai Weiwei in his moments of capturing international attention through his pieces of inspiring and controversial art. Ai Weiwei expresses himself through his artistic style and social activism pertaining to China’s government. Ai Weiwei had been assaulted by a police officer in China which had led to some of his very socialist art movements. Ai Weiwei use to compose work based on issues that mattered pertaining to art, but then started realizing the bigger picture at stake. At this point Ai Weiwei was trying to get justice from what

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