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Present.Perfect. review - China's livestreamers looking for love

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

This eerie documentary dives deep into the hundreds of millions of online attention-seekers desperate to make contact via tales of the bizarre and mundane Shengzhe Zhu's interesting and at times eerie documentary is an edited curation of hundreds of hours of live-stream videos in China. People broadcast themselves doing interesting or mundane or bizarre things and sometimes achieve massive followings. Their audiences interact with the livestreamers in real time with comments and requests and donations of virtual gift icons that can be redeemed for cash. This is a social-media attention...
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