China's Artful Dissident

(China's Artful Dissident)

An anonymous Chinese artist is fighting against a totalitarian state that has already caught up with many of his colleagues. What can one person do against a seemingly omnipotent regime?

The place of work of Badiucao, as the Chinese artist calls himself, is the social networks and streets of Australia, where he has fled from the Communist regime. His political drawings critiquing the Chinese government are spreading around the world thanks to his fans. To have a voice, a dissident must have no public name or face. Documentary filmmaker Danny Ben-Moshe came a few paces closer to him than others, yet Badiucao is careful not to reveal too much about himself so that the Chinese government cannot find him. If they did, he and his family would face severe punishment. But he is convinced that he could not live with himself were he to choose a comfortable life in silence.

Czech premiere

About the film

Director: Danny Ben-Moshe
Australia, China, France, USA
2019 | 60 min.

Language: English, French, Mandarin (Chinese)

Subtitles: English, Chinese

Director

Danny Ben-Moshe

Filmography
2019 - Outback Rabbis
2019 - China's Artful Dissident
2017 - Shalom Bollywood: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema
2017 - My Mother's Lost Children

Danny Ben-Moshe

Screenings

08. 03. 12:00 Bio OKO
DiscussionMagdalena Slezáková, Deník N
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11. 03. 17:30 Atlas - Large Hall
DiscussionBadiucao , artist and activist
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12. 03. 19:30 Dox: Audiotrium/Brainz VR Cinema
DiscussionBadiucao , artist and activist
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