VR Cinema Thursday

VR Cinema Thursday

The VR Cinema is a space where film lovers can comfortably and independently enjoy an immersive VR cinematic experience. We will be showcasing some of last year´s best VR short films from around the world, previously screened at festivals such as Cannes, Venice and Sundance, in a wide variety of genres and themes including Horror, Ecology and Black Power!.

List of Winners:

GRAND PRIX: 2nd Step: From Moon To Mars And Beyond by Joerg Courtial

2º PRIZE: Travelling while Black by Felix & Paul Studios

3º PRIZE: Accused #2: Walter Sisulu by Brad Lichtenstein & Janizca Bravo

SPECIAL MENTION: CHUANG – IN THE PICTURE by Qing Shao

Programme:

Ecology

The Curse of Palm Oil by Viktorija Mickute
7′, Malaysia, 2018 – Selected by Sheffield International Doc Fest

Mist Over Beijing by Robert Michael fox
7′, Denmark/China, 2018 – Selected by Cinequest Festival

Walking With Rhinos by David Booth Gardner
10′, Zimbabwe, 2019

Terror/Sci-fi

Lucidità by Hannah Swayze & Daniel Contaldo
8′, Italy, 2019

Séance 129 by Alexandre Perez
8′, France, 2018

The Exorcism of Sarah Sparrow by Harry Chadwick
11′, UK, 2018

2nd Step: From Moon To Mars And Beyond by Joerg Courtial
11′, Germany, 2019

Mix

700 Sharks (Ep 1 & 2) by Manuel Lefèvre, Frédéric Gourdet
12′, France, 2018 – Nominated at the International Emmy Awards (Outstanding Cinematography Category)

CHUANG – IN THE PICTURE by Qing shao
5′, China, 2017 – Selected by Venice Biennale

Sanctuaries of Silence by Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee & Adam Loften
7′, US, 2017 – Selected by festivals: Short Shorts Film Festival and Sheffield Doc Fest

Atomic Tree by Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee & Adam Loften
10′, Japan, 2019 – Selected by festivals: SXSW and Sheffield Doc Fest

Experimental

Summation of Force by Matthew Bate
14′, 2017 – Selected by festivals: SXSW and CPH:DOX

Coastline Experimental by Feng Wei-Jung
6′, Taiwan, 2017

Das Totale Tanz Theater 360 (Total Dance Theatre: 360) by Maya Puig
8′, Germany, 2019 – Selected by Cannes Film Festival

tx-reverse 360° by Martin Reinhart & Virgil Widrich
5′, Austria/Germany, 2019 – Selected by Annecy International Animation Film Festival

Black Power!

Ashe ’68 by Brad Lichtenstein & Janizca Bravo
20′, US, 2018 – Selected by Sundance Festival

Travelling while Black by Felix & Paul Studios
21’, US, 2018

Accused #2: Walter Sisulu by Nicolas Champeaux & Gilles Porte
15′, France, 2018 – Selected by festivals: Sheffield & Tribeca