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Film Review: ‘Yves Saint Laurent’

PIERRE NINEY and CHARLOTTE LE BON star in YVES SAINT LAURENT

“Meticulous and boring,” is how one reviewer described Yves Saint Laurent’s first haute-couture collection shown under his own name, which nonetheless successfully launched his fashion house to world-wide renown. The same could be said of the new biopic about his life and career, directed by Jalil Lespert.

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Interview with Documentary Filmmaker Andreas Johnsen on ‘Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case’

Andreas Johnsen

“He doesn’t want to overthrow the Communist party. He knows he can’t do that. He just wants them to follow the law for all the citizens.” Filmmaker Andreas Johnsen discusses how he managed to gain the trust of internationally famous artist and activist, Ai Weiwei, the Chinese government’s continued efforts to silence Weiwei, and the common themes that run through his work.

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