{The And} VR

    • Topaz Adizes, Alex Suber
    • United States
    • 2017
    • 9 min
    • Immersive
    • World Premiere
    • DocLab: Uncharted Rituals, DocLab Program
    The setup is simple: a mother on the left, her daughter on the right and a stack of cards between them. In the VR documentary {The And} VR, the women take turns confronting each other with questions they read from the cards. These questions relate to the times in their lives that are the most difficult to talk about. Single mother Anne was a raging alcoholic for six years and almost died. At the time, her daughter Reade was a teenager dealing with loneliness, stress and uncertainty. Though the subject matter isn't usual dinner table fare, they find that they can confront and solve issues with the right approach. The creators behind {The And} VR previously used split screen for a short online documentary that allowed viewers to choose who they wanted to watch. Now implemented in a series of short documentaries in virtual reality, the effect is even more natural and gripping as you witness a brutally honest and ultimately reconciliatory conversation. On-site reservation required.

    Credits

    • 9 min
    • color
    • Spoken languages: English
    Created by
    The Skin Deep
    Director
    Topaz Adizes, Alex Suber
    Production
    Topaz Adizes for The Skin Deep
    Co-production
    Alex Suber for Swerve
    Cinematography
    Alex Suber

    IDFA history

    2017
    World Premiere
    DocLab: Uncharted Rituals
    DocLab Program

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