People’s Republic of Desire
Feb 25, 10 PM

People’s Republic of Desire

  • BY Hao Wu | IN Arts & Culture
    Premieres February 25, 2019

About the Film

In China, a generation of young people have come of age on social media, where virtual relationships are replacing real-life connections.  Both the wealthy and the poor gather in online showrooms, finding entertainment and a way to feel connected. Although these groups never cross paths in real life, in the digital universe they band together to worship online idols who earn as much as $130,000 a month singing karaoke or hosting talk shows to interactive audiences.

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