Cleveland International Film Festival } March 29 – April 9, 2017
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PERSPECTIVES

An interactive/immersive exhibition/expo/experience

Welcome to Perspectives, CIFF’s first-ever exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. As technology evolves, so too does the way we tell stories. With a new generation of creators, comes innovative collaboration and the capacity to envision multiple perspectives within a single story. We invite you to navigate this new and exciting terrain with us and experience the future of storytelling firsthand.

PERSPECTIVES LOCATION AND HOURS

Tower City Center Level M2 (near the top of the Grand Staircase)

Thursday, April 7th through Saturday, April 9th – 11am to 7pm

Sunday, April 10th – 11am to 5pm

Perspectives is free and open to the public. Curated interactive media and virtual reality will be available for viewing on a first come, first served basis. No one under the age of 13 will be permitted.

 

Case Western Reserve

 

Virtual Reality

Across the Line

Across the Line

An immersive VR experience that puts the audience on scene as anti-abortion extremists try to intimidate patients who seek sexual and reproductive health care. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. {more}

Catatonic

Catatonic

An immersive VR journey through an insane asylum in which the audience, bound to a wheelchair, undergoes a sensory-shocking horror thrill ride. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. {more}

Clouds Over Sidra

Clouds Over Sidra

A VR documentary film that follows a twelve year old girl in the Za’atari camp in Jordan – home to 84,000 Syrian refugees. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. {more}

Evolution of Verse

Evolution of Verse

A photo-realistic 3D VR film that takes the viewer on a journey from beginning to new beginning. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. {more}

fabulous wonder.land

fabulous wonder.land

Fall down the rabbit hole into the psychedelic splendor of wonder.land where the Cheshire Cat, hovers above, serenading you to fabulous, an original composition by Damon Albarn from the National Theatre's musical adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. {more}

LoVR

LoVR

A VR document of the very moment a man falls in love, told through neural activity captured over 4 seconds. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. {more}

Notes on Blindness: Into Darkness

Notes on Blindness: Into Darkness

A VR journey into a world beyond sight. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. Notes on Blindness: Into Darkness is part of a multi-platform project that also includes the feature documentary Notes on Blindness. {more}

Sisters: A Mobile VR Ghost Story

Sisters: A Mobile VR Ghost Story

Be careful where you look because someone—or something—doesn't want you here! Otherworld Interactive presents their popular horror franchise that transports the viewer inside a chilling animated haunted house where sisterly ghosts will scare your pants off. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. {more}

The Visitor

The Visitor

A narrative film in a VR landscape, a woman waits at an austere compound in the desert for her greatest fear to arrive. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. {more}

Waves of Grace

Waves of Grace

A VR documentary about Decontee Davis, an Ebola survivor in Liberia who uses her immunity to care for orphaned children in her village. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. {more}

 

Interactive Media

The Deeper They Bury Me: A Call From Herman Wallace

The Deeper They Bury Me: A Call From Herman Wallace

An interactive encounter with one of America’s most famous political prisoners—and an indictment of a criminal justice system that confined him to a cement tomb for most of his adult life. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. {more}

Do Not Track

Do Not Track

A personalized documentary series about privacy and the web economy. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. {more}

Good Luck Soup Interactive

Good Luck Soup Interactive

A transmedia documentary project on the journey of Japanese Americans and Japanese Canadians before, during, and after World War II. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. Good Luck Soup Interactive is part of a multi-platform project that also includes the feature documentary Good Luck Soup. {more}

Seven Digital Deadly Sins

Seven Digital Deadly Sins

An interactive documentary that invites you to take a momentary break from your endless stream of tweets, shares, views, and comments to look at who we are as moral creatures in the 21st century. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. {more}

That Dragon, Cancer

That Dragon, Cancer

An immersive narrative videogame that retells Joel Green’s four-year fight against cancer through poetic, imaginative gameplay that explores faith, hope, and love. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. That Dragon, Cancer is part of a multi-platform project that also includes the feature documentary Thank You For Playing. {more}

Walden, A Game

Walden, A Game

This first-person documentary game follows in the footsteps of Henry David Thoreau, attempting to live a self-reliant life at Walden Pond. Part of the Perspectives exhibition for immersive storytelling, featuring interactive media, virtual reality, and more. {more}

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