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People’s Republic of Desire (2018) FILM & PANEL
People’s Republic of Desire (2018)
(Synchronistic viewing of film and panel discussion)

Wednesday, October 6
7:00-9:30 pm (film & panel)
Two live streamers seek fame, fortune and human connection in China's digital idol-making universe, ultimately finding the same promises and perils online as in their real lives. The New York Times called the film “hypercharged,” while The Los Angeles Times said it’s “invariably surprising and never less than compelling.”

1hr 18 min; Chinese with English subtitles

Winner of Grand Jury Award (Documentary) at 2018 SXSW (South by Southwest Festival).

Discussants: Director Wu with Brian Wu (Professor of Strategy, Ross School of Business) and Sheng Zou (LRCCS Postdoctoral Fellow)

Oct 6, 2021 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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