Chance Encounters: An Interview With Ai Weiwei Documentary Filmmaker Alison Klayman

Alison Klayman signed up for the job and that chance meeting flourished into a friendship with Ai Weiwei, China's most famous avant garde artist turned political activist, during some of the most tumultuous years of his career.  

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Alison Klayman has a confession. When she started following Ai Weiwei around for her latest documentary Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, she knew nothing about him. Her roommate in Beijing was curating Ai's photography exhibit in 2008 and she needed a promotional video to accompany the show. Klayman signed up for the job and that chance meeting flourished into a friendship with China's most famous avant garde artist turned political activist during some of the most tumultuous years of his career.  

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