The Unbearable Dreamworld of Champa the Driver 20:00 16th Mar / iQiYi

Chan Koonchung, whose first novel, The Fat Years, was a dystopian sci-fi thriller about a society enslaved by consumerism, has returned with another work to test the boundaries. The Unbearable Dreamworld of Champa the Driver follows the life of a young man from Lhasa who takes a driving job for a Han businesswoman. Cosmopolitan, car-loving, and Mandarin-speaking, he embarks on an affair with his older, status-conscious employer. When he leaves for Beijing, the relationship unravels along with his boyish dreams, which crack under the weight of endemic racism. Moderated by Time Out Beijing editor Lee WilliamsonThis event is at iQiyi

Price: 60 RMB

Event code: IQ16A

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