Ai Weiwei Never Sorry

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry first published by Film4, 24 July, 2012 Summary: Alison Klayman’s all-access documentary profiles China’s most famous artist provocateur. Review: At the beginning of Alison Klayman’s excellent documentary we learn that there are some 40 cats living at Ai Weiwei‘s Beijing studio, but that only one of them has learnt to let itself out….

Purdah

Purdah (2018)

After a flurry of shots to establish that we are in Mumbai (in 2011, as a subtitle helpfully informs us), the opening montage of writer/director/DP Jeremy Guy’s debut documentary feature Purdah soon settles on a far more specific brand of image and activity. Through expertly edited match cuts, various games of cricket – on the…