Thursday, May 29, 2014
Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case (2013, Andreas Johnsen, 86 minutes). 5 PM dinner, 7 PM movie. Savor a two-course dinner special at the Nasher Museum Café before a free film. We encourage you to make a reservation, either online or by calling 919-684-6032.
After 81 days of solitary detention world famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is put under house arrest. He suffers from sleeping disorder and memory loss, 18 cameras are monitoring his studio and home, police agents follow his every move, and heavy restrictions from the Kafkaesque Chinese authorities weigh him down. Picking up where Alison Klayman’s Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry left off, AI WEIWEI: THE FAKE CASE is more explicitly political, reflecting Ai’s battle against the gigantic lawsuit thrust upon him by the Chinese government in an effort to silence him.
To learn more visit thefakecase.com.
All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM. Complete Summer Days Nasher Nights schedule.