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2017 FILM GUIDE

SHOWING 25 RESULTS | FILMS IN THE SECTION 'VIRTUAL ARCADE'
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THE OTHER DAKAR

  • Section: Virtual Arcade
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 8 minutes
  • Created By: Selly Raby Kane
A little girl receives a message and discovers the hidden face of Dakar. An homage to Senegalese mythology and a stunning visual debut from Dakar-based artist and designer, Selly Raby Kane, this magical 360° film transports viewers to a place where past and future meet and where artists are the beating heart of the city. | Read More
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THE PEOPLE'S HOUSE

  • Section: Virtual Arcade
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 20 minutes
  • Created By: Paul Raphael and Felix Lajeunesse
  • Country: USA, Canada
The People’s House takes you on a historic visit to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s White House. Through the transportive power of VR, the Obamas take you on an intimate journey inside the West Wing, Executive and Private Residences, reflecting on their time there, and recounting the building’s profound history since its creation over two centuries ago. | Read More
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THE POSSIBLE: HOVERBOARD

  • Section: Virtual Arcade
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 7 minutes
  • Created By: Dan Coplon
  • Country: USA
If you could have any superpower, what would it be? For Alexandru Duru, the answer is obvious: the ability to fly. That’s why he founded Omni Hoverboards, which transformed hoverboard technology from dream to reality. In Hoverboard—the season finale of Within's first original series, The Possible—you’ll follow Alexandru and his team as they build and test a prototype. Then, you’ll experience the freedom of flight for yourself. | Read More
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THE PROTECTORS: WALK IN THE RANGER’S SHOES

  • Section: Virtual Arcade
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 8 minutes
  • Created By: Imraan Ismail and Kathryn Bigelow
  • Country: USA
National Geographic's The Protectors: Walk in the Ranger’s Shoes, is a documentary short shot in Virtual Reality that chronicles a day in the life of a ranger in Garamba National Park, managed by African Parks, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These rangers are often the last line of defense in a race against extinction as poachers continue to slaughter elephants for their ivory tusks. The rangers face constant danger and even death at the service of these sentient, noble creatures and can therefore truly be called the unsung heroes in this race against time. | Read More
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RAINBOW CROW

  • Section: Virtual Arcade
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 4 minutes
  • Created By: Maureen Fan, Eric Darnell, Larry Cutler, Claudia SouthMartin, and Kane Lee
  • Country: USA
From the director of Madagascar, Invasion! (Tribeca 2016), and Asteroids! comes Baobab Studio's latest visionary VR animation. The carefree forest animals imagine that spring will last forever. However, winter comes and the animals soon realize that their lives are in danger. What they need is a hero: what they need is Rainbow Crow. Step inside the world of this moving, soon-to-be classic, musical experience for all ages. | Read More
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REMEMBER: REMEMBER

  • Section: Virtual Arcade
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 8 minutes
  • Created By: Kevin Cornish
  • Country: USA
If our minds are a map of every memory, what do we become when those memories are stripped away? In this cinematic, room-scale VR experience set against the backdrop of an alien invasion, you are a prisoner being brainwashed by a lost love. As you cycle through your memories, you begin to question what is real and what is imagined. | Read More
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SERGEANT JAMES

  • Section: Virtual Arcade
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 7 minutes
  • Created By: Alexandre Perez
  • Country: France
It’s Leo’s bedtime, but he thinks there is something under his bed. Is it just the harmless imagination of a young boy, or something more sinister? Is it…you? From director Alexandre Perez, Sergeant James recaptures the innocence of youth, the wonder of the unknown, the folly of fear and the terrifying possibility that things are far creepier than they seem. | Read More
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STEP TO THE LINE

  • Section: Virtual Arcade
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 12 minutes
  • Created By: Ricardo Laganaro and Defy Ventures
  • Country: USA
Shot entirely on location in a California maximum security prison, Step to the Line is a documentary that aims to provoke a transformation in the spectator’s eyes about prisoners, the prison system, and themselves. In this project, we see how release from incarceration can be just as jarring as intake, and how parallel lives diverge when someone serves time. | Read More
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THE SWORD OF BAAHUBALI

  • Section: Virtual Arcade
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 10 minutes
  • Created By: S. S. Rajamouli and S. S. Rajamouli
  • Country: India
As the armies of Bhalladeva and Shivudu are set to charge into battle, two friends find themselves on a battlefield. While they watch the action unfold, they are unexpectedly asked to participate. Their mission – to find a legendary warrior’s sword and deliver it to him, ensuring victory. Based on India's biggest movie franchise, S.S. Rajamouli's World of Baahubali. | Read More
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TALKING WITH GHOSTS

  • Section: Virtual Arcade
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Created By: Sophia Foster-Dimino, Ric Carrasquillo, Roman Muradov, and Maria Yi
  • Country: USA
Talking With Ghosts is the next wave of emerging art in the field of Illustrative VR. Following the success of Dear Angelica, Oculus Story Studio is enhancing its painting app, Quill, with comic-like storytelling functionality, enabling anyone to tell their own illustrative stories in VR. The resulting works are called Quill Stories and Talking With Ghosts is a compilation of the very first of their kind, entirely painted and told in VR by four remarkable artists. Made in collaboration with Oculus Story Studios. | Read More

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