VR & Immersive

For 48hrs from 4:00pm 

Sunday 18th October

Battleground Poly U

DJ Clark
Hong Kong, 2019

Tensions in the ongoing protests in Hong Kong reached its peak in the middle of November 2019 after a protester was shot by a traffic policeman. After a fierce battle at the Chinese University, attention turned to the blockade at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) where students had closed off the Cross Harbour Tunnel leading to it. This immersive 360 video takes you through five days in and around PolyU. 

Swing

Mari Jaye Blanchard
United States, 2020

On the playground, a frustrated girl’s jealousy clouds her inner thoughts and takes her deeper into hell, where a simple solution eludes her.

TX - Reverse 360

Martin Reinhart, Virgil Widrich
Austria, 2019

What happens in a cinema when you film it at a resolution of 10K with a 360° camera and then reverse the spatial and temporal axes? In a way never before shown, "tx-reverse" shows the collision of reality and cinema and draws its viewers into a vortex in which the familiar order of space and time is suspended.

Eyelidian

Ryan Schmal Murray
United States, 2019

Eyelydian is a 360° video that uses abstraction, animated geometric patterning, and photographic images to call to mind the colors, patterns, and visions seen as light filters through closed eyelids.

Gimme One

Montague FitzGerald
United Kingdom, 2020

GIMME ONE is a virtual reality documentary experience telling the story of five members of the UK ballroom community which examine ideas around cultural appropriation, the preservation of safe spaces and the power of identity and self-expression.

Sponsors and Supporting Partners

Light Cinema, Market Place, Bolton, BL1 2AL