People’s Republic of Desire

NAME OF FILM: PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF DESIRE

DIRECTOR(S): Hao Wu

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GENRE: Documentary Film

SYNOPSIS: In China’s popular live-streaming showrooms, three millennials – a karaoke singer, a migrant worker and a rags-to-riches comedian – seek fame, fortune and human connection, ultimately finding the same promises and perils online as in their real lives.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

PBS Independent Lens Winter/Spring 2019 Season to Feature RUMBLE, THE KING, CHARM CITY

From renowned film veterans including Eugene Jarecki (The King) to first-time filmmakers Anna Moot-Levin and Laura Green (The Providers), Denali Tiller (Tre Maison Dasan) and Ciara Lacey (Out of State), the award-winning PBS series Independent Lens Winter and Spring 2019 lineup of documentary films takes viewers on a cross-country journey through modern America.