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Present.Perfect. Wan mei xian zai shi


Live-streaming in China is a billion-dollar industry driven by everyday citizens hosting online shows and interacting with virtual audiences. Compiled from more than 800 hours of footage from marginalized streamers—a burn victim, a street dancer, a factory worker, and many others—Present.Perfect. crafts a revealing portrait of a community searching for human connection in a society that has left them behind.

“The film raises important questions about the politics of viewership, the documentary form’s complex ties to reality and about human relationships in a digitally connected world.”

  •  Mandarin with subtitles


Present.Perfect.: Thu, Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm

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Present.Perfect.: Sun, Oct 20 @ 2:30 pm

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