Organised criminality and government bodies in Mexico are closely interconnected, united by corruption. The artist Ai Weiwei presents the families of the 43 students who were abducted in 2014 in Iguala and have not emerged since. A disturbing, visually striking examination of sorrow, loss and a misanthropic system.
Production: Fart Foundation. Producer: Ai Weiwei. Length: 112 min. International Sales: Cinephil
The artist and filmmaker Ai Weiwei was born in Beijing in 1957. In his art, he draws on a wide range of forms of expression, usually to narrate social changes, political or social concerns. As a filmmaker he also deals with political and social contexts and advocates human rights. He currently lives in Cambridge.
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