Two Israeli films are on the Academy Awards’ short list for the best documentary category, along with one by a Forward 50 selection.
Filmmaker Alison Klayman was rattled when asked why she made ‘Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry.’ Then she realized the dissident is a Chinese version of the quintessential Jewish outsider.
After an impressive few years of Israeli films showcased prominently at the Berlin Film Festival, there was a conspicuous dearth of Israeli fare this year.
Filmmaker Alison Klayman talks about her new documentary, ‘Never Sorry,’ which profiles Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei. It debuts this week at the Sundance Film Festival.