Ai Weiwei studio production “LAO MA TI HUA” is a documentary of an incident during Tan Zuoren’s trial on August 12, 2009. Tan Zuoren was charged with “inciting subversion of state power”. Chengdu police detained witnessed during the trial of the civil rights advocate, which is an obstruction of justice and violence.
Tan Zuoren was charged as a result of his research and questioning regarding the 5.12 Wenchuan students’ casualties and the corruption resulting poor building construction. Tan Zuoren was sentenced five years to prison.
(from press release)
1.36GB | 1h 18mn | 720×416 | avi