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”.
People's Republic of Desire screens daily from Friday 27th July. Advance tickets on sale now with more times and dates announced on Tue 24th July.
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.