Ai Weiwei

Interview: Andreas Johnsen

We talk with Andreas Johnsen, the Danish director of the documentary Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case about chronicling the post prison life of one of the world's most revered and influential artists, being allowed into Ai Weiwei’s inner circle, the various ways the artist tested his resolve as a filmmaker, and what he learned about Weiwei and his current situation.

Hot Docs 2014: Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case Review

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case Made in Denmark A fleet and funny look at a man under house arrest who has been deemed the most influential artist in the world, Andreas Johnsen’s look at the post-arrest and home imprisonment life of Chinese firebrand Ai Weiwei serves as a near perfect follow up to Alison Klayman’s […]

Hot Docs 2012 Reviews: Part 1

Our first batch of reviews for Hot Docs 2012 are in! Today we have a look at opening night film Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, The Invisible War, Wildness, Smoke Traders, Playing the Fool, Jeff, The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche, Inocente, The Great Liberty, and James Franco's Francophrenia (Or: Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is).