“For the world to change, everyone must shoulder the burden,” says the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. This may be true, but it seems that he’s shouldering more than his fair share with bold work that ranges from sculptures to documentaries and includes, perhaps his most effective canvas, Twitter. This film, directed by first-time filmmaker Alison Klayman, shows how the artist is constantly watched, monitored and harassed by state security, yet he continues to use his cell phone, video camera and middle finger (literally) to express his discontent with the Chinese government.
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