This new film picks up the story of China’s foremost dissident artist after the events chronicled in the 2012 documentary Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry. Released after 80 days in solitary confinement but still under house arrest and constant surveillance, Ai is seen with his partner and young son at home, working on projects and fighting a trumped-up charge of tax evasion.
This amazing documentary chronicles the quest by a 14-year-old Dutch girl, Laura Dekker, to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world. Contains much footage shot by Dekker during her epic voyage in a 38-foot ketch. Cleveland premiere.
A group of fanatical Aussie music lovers aspire to break the “curse” of Havergal Brian’s notorious First Symphony (“The Gothic,” 1927) and, unlike those before them, mount a full performance of this largest, longest, and most challenging of symphonies, requiring two orchestras, four brass bands, and five choirs. “Delightful.” –Alex Ross.
Dave Filipi, Director of Film/Video at the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, returns to CMA to present an all-new program of “Rare Baseball Films.” This year’s show, like the previous two, draws on the Hearst Metrotone News Collection at the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
This award-winning new documentary explores the work and philosophy of the camera-shy conceptual artist whose beautiful and colorful geometric drawings adorn walls all over the world, including at CMA. Cleveland premiere.
Once regarded as impediments to enlightenment, women subsequently emerged as the foremost proponents and practitioners of the ancient Indian art of yoga. This film, narrated by Annette Bening, chronicles this movement.