Huahua, an eccentric and exuberant woman from Xiongan New Area, livestreams herself dancing, singing, and chatting with fans on Kuaishou for a living. Cellphone screens, beauty filters, and digital soundscapes reveal a world that Huahua creates with her own image.
Ann Arbor Film Festival (2023)
Festival Cinéma du Réel (2022)
Festival international du film indépendant de Bordeaux (2022)
Daphne Xu is a Chinese-Canadian artist and filmmaker exploring the politics and poetics of place. Her films have screened at Visions du Réel, Cinéma du Réel, and Art of the Real at Film at Lincoln Center. She is a Film Study Center Fellow at Harvard University and an associate of the Sensory Ethnography Lab.