Backlight: Fighting for the Truth

What role remains for independent thinkers, activists and artists in today’s China, especially with the new security law in Hong Kong? More...

Documentary - Current Affairs & Politics

50'

With the COVID-19 crisis, it has become clear that China is gaining influence in the world order. So how can we try to understand the country, when it is difficult to get reliable information? Officially released figures are debatable and critical Chinese citizens are at risk. The influential Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei speaks about his experience with censorship and the policies of the Communist Party. What role remains for independent thinkers, activists and artists in today’s China, especially with the new security law in Hong Kong?

Documentary
Bregtje van der Haak, Martijn Kieft
2020
VPRO
50'
VPRO
 

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