Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case


This new Danish documentary following the Chinese dissident artist after his release from imprisonment for the “subversion of state power” sets the stage for I'm Weiwei, our film series on human rights coming this November and December.

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  • Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

    • Friday, September 5 7:00 PM

    Andreas Johnsen (Denmark, 2013). The Fake Case follows Ai in the aftermath of imprisonment and a retaliatory lawsuit meant to silence him. Still undaunted, the artist rails against injustice on the Internet and creates his politically inflected art, such as S.A.C.R.E.D., an installation comprising scaled-down replicas of his jail cell. (89 mins)