A new phenomenon of authentic Chinese rap has taken the internet by storm. However, behind the unprecedented gains in popularity, there is a struggle for freedom of speech. Rappers of Chongqing are trying to figure out what they still can and cannot do after new censorship is announced.
David Verbeek completed his first film during his second year in film school, which got selected at IFFR. After graduating he made <Shanghai Trance>. His third feature <R U There> got selected to Un Certain Regard in Cannes. He currently lives in Shanghai where he is also active as a video artist and photographer.