In a digital universe where live streamers earn as much as $200K a month, can virtual relationships replace real-life human connection? People's Republic of Desire follows the stories of China’s online stars, and the millions of fans who gather in their showrooms.
Director Hao Wu follow's three individuals – a comedian, a singer and a regular viewer – as they search for fame, fortune and human bonds through the “digital self”.
PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO ADVERTS PLAYED BEFORE FILMS IN THE BERTHA DOCHOUSE SCREEN. ALL FEATURES WILL START PROMPTLY FOLLOWING A SELECTION OF TRAILERS.