Cocurated by Ai Weiwei and Wang Fen, this series presents twenty independent documentaries by China’s most daring artists and filmmakers investigating the political, social, economic, and cultural conditions of contemporary China. This ten-week festival encompasses twice-weekly daytime screenings and three featured evening events, and serves as the signature public program for Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World, on view October 6, 2017–January 7, 2018.
Fridays and Saturdays, October 14–December 16, Various Daytime Screenings from 12 pm
New Media Theater
Free with museum admission
Fridays, October 13, November 3, and December 15, 6:30 pm
Peter B. Lewis Theater
Includes Q&A with a filmmaker and requires a ticket