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Interview: Andreas Johnsen, Director – ‘Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case’

Interview: Andreas Johnsen, Director – ‘Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case’

Ai Weiwei, the world’s most famous Chinese artist, has always chosen the struggle for human rights over a life of privilege, a choice that has consequences when you live in China. In April 2011 he was suddenly kidnapped by the Chinese authorities and held in in isolation at a secret location, denied all contact with the

SXSW Interview: John Fiege (Director) & Daryl Hannah (Executive Producer) – ‘Above All Else’

One man will risk it all to stop the tar sands of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from crossing his land. Shot in the forests, pastures, and living rooms of rural East Texas, ‘Above All Else‘ follows David Daniel as he rallies neighbors and environmental activists to join him in a final act of brinkmanship:

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