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Enemy of the State

Ai Xiaoming

Release year: 2010

Run time: 48 mins

Film type: Documentary


On 9 February 2010, the trial of Tan Zuoren for inciting subversion of the state was held at the Chengdu Intermediate People's Court. The filmmakers overcame many difficulties to record the three days before and after the verdict and how Tan Zuoren's friends and relatives feel and how the lawyers are working ......


Director biography

A feminist professor in Sun Yat-Sen (Zhongshan) University, director of the Comparative Literature Section in Department of Chinese, program leader of Sex/Gender Education Forum, translator and director for the performance: The Vagina Monologue, a Chinese version. Documentaries jointly produced with Hu Jie are , , and < The Vagina Monologue, Stories from China>. The latter was selected in Women’s Films Festival organized by City University of New York as a side event of the United Nation’s 49th session of commission on the status of women.