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When Chinese authorities detained Ai for three months in Spring 2011, Klayman made many media appearances to speak about Ai and her work, including CNN International and The Colbert Report. She has since been named a Sundance Documentary Producing Fellow, and included in Filmmaker Magazine’s annual list of “25 New Faces of Independent Film.”
She grew up in the Philadelphia area and graduated from Brown University in 2006 with an honors B.A. degree in History. There she won both a C.V. Starr National Service Fellowship, and an Associated Press College Radio Award for General Reporting. She speaks Mandarin Chinese and Hebrew.
Alison Klayman's visit is sponsored by the East Asian Studies Center and IU Cinema, with support from Themester, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Communication and Culture and the Center for the Study of Global Change. Special thanks to Professor Stephanie DeBoer.