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  • Filmmaker forges intimate portrait of artist-activist Ai Weiwei

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 1, 2012 | 12:43 pm

    In 2010, Alison Klayman sat in a car in Chengdu, China, with her camera rolling as the internationally renowned conceptual artist and dissident Ai Weiwei scuffled with police, who were pushing and pulling at him and his entourage. The melee had erupted as Ai was attempting to file a...