Belleville’s International Documentary Film Festival continues today at the John M Parrott Gallery and at The Core. On Saturday, Dona Knudsen, Programme Chair of the Belleville Art Association, introduced the BAA-sponsored documentary “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry”, by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. Anyone who views this film will be deeply moved by the courage of Ai and other Chinese intellectuals who are still experiencing the horrors of social and political oppression under the current regime in China.
Dona Knudsen introduces the documentary film Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, and speaks about membership in the Belleville Art Association .
After the film Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, with Ai’s backpack sculpture (commemorating the children who were lost in a recent earthquake in China) on the screen.