The Guardian Recaps Ai Weiwei’s Latest Film on Hong Kong Protestors

December 18th, 2020

A piece in the Guardian this week documents Ai Weiwei’s newest film, Cockroach, which documents last year’s fierce protests in Hong Kong, and how the city has changed. “They are heroes because they were fighting for democracy and civil society with no real hope that they would achieve their aims. They are clear, well educated and above all sincere,” he says. “They were fighting not for jobs or money but things that seem to be abstract. It is about human dignity. I really think I am one of them.”

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