360/VR Storytelling Pop-Up
Experience the best in 360 filmmaking throughout the Festival powered by WonderTek Labs. Visit this VR Storytelling Pop-Up at the SIFF Lounge, presented by Vulcan Productions, to sign up for a time to use a Google Daydream headset or HTC Vive Room Scale experience.
Open from May 19 - June 10 during the following days and times:
Fridays: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Saturdays: noon - 7:00 PM
Sundays: noon - 7:00 PM
Memorial Day: noon - 7:00 PM
Read more about the individual films below.
A surreal VR autobiographical doc that tells the story of Little Potato's journey growing up gay in the Soviet Union before and after the fall of communism, his mother's struggles to create a better life for them both, and their eventual escape to America via her becoming a mail-order bride.
"Behind the Fence" looks inside the 5x5 square mile camp that imprisons the Rohingya muslim minority in Myanmar, and investigates the extremist Buddhists who propagate virulent anti-Muslim sentiment across the country.
This immersive hip-hop dance piece was filmed on the streets of New York City, engaging the viewer to look into the eyes of the people that brutality is happening to everyday on streets throughout America. We must remember and say these names.