A project in New York, NY by Hao Wu

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A real-life Black Mirror story about searching for fame, fortune and human connection online. Winner of 2018 SXSW Grand Jury Award.
Backers: 274
Average Pledge Per Backer: $76

Funded: $20,933 of $20,000
Dates: Nov 2nd -> Nov 24th (23 days)
Project By: Hao Wu
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Latest News

We made it!

November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
On this Thanksgiving morning, I woke up to the email alert that we had reached our fundraising goal. What a surprise! I’m so moved by the enthusiastic support from all of you. In the last two days alone we raised $5000! Now we are switching our... (Read More)

We just won an award at Hawaii! And only 4 days left for the campaign!!

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, I'm thrilled to share a piece of great news - People's Republic of Desire just beat 9 other narrative and documentary films and won the Emerging Filmmaker Award at the 2018 Hawaii International Film Festival!  On the Kickstarter front,... (Read More)

Livestreaming Doc "People's Republic of Desire" Coming to US Theaters, Releases Trailer and Kickstarter

November 5th - via: radiichina.com
If you, like us, have been curious to see director Hao Wu’s award-winning documentary about China’s livestreaming culture and industry, you might be in luck: after piling critical plaudits across the international festival circuit, People’s Republic of Desire will get a limited US theatrical release starting on November 30. This news comes from IndieWire, which reports that the documentary will hit select screens in New York and LA on November 30, with additional theaters in Austin, San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, and Portland added throughout December. (Read More)

Thank you for a wonderful 1st day!

November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
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