Screenings from Wednesday to Saturday 8–11 March daily at 11.00 am, 2.00 pm, 4.00 pm and 7.00 pm.
Screenings on Sunday 12 March at 11.00 am, 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm.
Katuvapriikki, Itäinenkatu 3
Tickets starting from 8€ (includes head set rent fee)
The language of the screening is English. The total runtime of the films in the screening is approximately 40 minutes.
Put on VR Goggles and step into a whole new world! The screening showcases the best bits from Finland’s first 360º experience competition.
Out of nearly a hundred submissions, we have handpicked the six most interesting and creative 360º experiences. During the screening you use a VR headset and choose which films you wish to see – and how you want to see them!
IF YOU GO AWAY | Iran 2016 | fictio | dir. Soheila Golestani
Because of war, a couple has to immigrate to utopia. Difficult conditions separated them from each other. But a young woman fights the destiny.
KEY | India 2016 | documentary, experimental | dir. Arvind Ghorwal
Key is a VR experience that takes you on a journey of the Spiti valley, situated in the lap of Upper Himalayas, into the beautiful Buddhist hill monastery. You experience the life of the little monks at Key monastery.
LAKE BAIKAL: THE SCIENCE AND SPIRITUALITY OF EXTREME WATER – EPISODE 1: WINTER SPIRIT
Russia, USA 2016 | documentary | dir. Michael Owen, Georgy Molodtsov
Five brief VR scenes introduce viewers to the icy winter landscape around Lake Baikal in Siberia, and some of the strong spiritual traditions that have evolved around the oldest, deepest and most voluminous body of fresh water on earth.
Pitched at IDFA 2016 Cross-media Forum.
World Premiere at Dubai International Film Festival.
RIVER OF MUD | Brazil 2016 | documentary | dir. Tadeu Jungle
A short VR documentary about the worst environmental disaster in Brazil, the Samarco’s dam failure. Sixty million cubic meters of toxic brown mudflows reached the Atlantic Ocean 17 days later, killing 19 people. The total impact and environmental consequences to the river and the beaches near its mouth, or to the wildlife are still unclear. The documentary shows what is left of the Bento Rodrigues village, contrasting the devastated landscape with the happy memories of its inhabitants.
THE ONE | Finland 2016 | fiction, experimental | dir. Marjaana Auranen
Making the first move is never easy. Tommi, an average untalkative Finnish man sees the girl of his dreams. He has only a few minutes to decide if he should approach her or not.
VRABILITY: MAXIM KISELEV | Russia 2016 | documentary | dir. Georgy Molodtsov
Maxim Kiselev is the only professional figure ice skater on a wheelchair in the world. His career included awards at wheelchair dance festival, wheelchair tennis competitions and many other activities. However, his life is not about achievements and medals, but about unique philosophy of energy exchange between him and his audience. Film is a part of VRability project, created to promote activities for people with disabilities to motivate them to be more active in real life.