Rosforth and
Danish Documentary present a film by Andreas Johnsen

 

 

AI WEIWEI
THE FAKE CASE

To Ai Weiwei a life lived in silence is not a life. It is death.

 

AI WEIWEI THE FAKE CASE

After 81 days of solitary detention world famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is put under house arrest. He suffers from sleeping disorder and memory loss, 18 cameras are monitoring his studio and home, police agents follow his every move, and heavy restrictions from the Kafkaesque Chinese authorities weigh him down. Journalists, the art world and his family all want a piece of him and on top of that he is met with a gigantic lawsuit from the Chinese government, soon to be named ‘The Fake Case’. Ai Weiwei is shaken, but during the year on probation he steadily finds new ways to provoke and challenge the mighty powers of the Chinese authorities in his fight for human rights. Ai Weiwei strongly believes that China is ready for change. And he will do everything to make it happen.
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Executive Producer

Danish Documentary
@ Sigrid Dyekjaer

Festival Distribution

Danish Film Institute
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Producer

Danish Documentary
@ Katrine Sahlstrøm
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Director

Rosforth Film
@ Andreas Johnsen
rosforth.com

Credits

Director and cinematographer
Andreas Johnsen

Film Editor
Adam Nielsen

Sound Designer
Rasmus Winther Jensen

Producer
Katrine A Sahlstrøm

Executive Producers
Andreas Johnsen
Sigrid Dyekjær

­Produced by
Rosforth and ­Danish Documentary

With support from

Danish Actors’ Association

Danish Film Institute Film commissioner
Klara Grunning-Harris

DR Commissioning editor
Mette Hoffmann Meyer

Nordisk Film & TV Fond Documentary
consultant Karolina Lidin

Media programme of the European Union

In association with
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screenings

World Premiere

November 20th - December 1st 2013
IDFA, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam

Theatrical release, Denmark

November 30th 2013:
Copenhagen Grand Teatret
Aarhus Øst for Paradis
Aalborg Biffen Art Cinema
Kolding Nicolai Bio
Odense Café biografen

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