JUNE 14-28, 2012
Asian CineVision proudly co-presents 3 featured films: AI WEI WEI: NEVER SORRY, BITTER SEEDS, and SILENCED VOICES.
As part of the Human Rights Watch film festival, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry by filmmaker Alison Klayman will be co-presented by Asian CineVision as its opening night presentation for a closer look at Chinese human rights activist Ai Wei Wei and those close to him. It takes on the complexities of Ai’s life for three years, [...]
As part of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival co-presented by Asian CineVision, Silenced Voices by Beate Arnestad exposes the life of Sri Lankan journalists in exile, she seeks out various reporters who has risked their lives over and over to highlight the human rights violations that’s taking place in their home land. It’s been reported [...]
As part of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival co-presented by Asian CineVision, Bitter Seeds by Micha X. Peled examines the causes of an epidemic of farmer suicides in India, 1 every 30 minutes. In 2004, an american company introduced its genetically modified seeds to the Indian market promising higher yields. The actual results were the seeds required expensive [...]