Alison Klayman

Journalist; Filmmaker, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Alison Klayman is a documentary filmmaker who was named by New York Times film critics A.O. Scott and Manohla Dargis as one of the “20 Directors to Watch” among international filmmaking talents under 40. Her debut feature documentary “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry” was nominated for two Emmys. The film also earned her a nomination at the Director's Guild of America. It premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a special jury prize and has been translated into more than 26 languages and released theatrically around the world. Her new short about the 100-year-old artist, Carmen Herrera, “The 100 Years Show,” debuts this year. (Festival Underwriter Presenter)

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