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Tff17 draw me close 1


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 10 minutes
  • Directed By: Jordan Tannahill
  • Country: U.K., Canada
Canadian playwright-director Jordan Tannahill partners with the National Theatre and the National Film Board of Canada to create Draw Me Close, a vivid memoir about his relationship with his mother in the wake of her terminal cancer diagnosis. Collapsing the worlds of live performance and animation to create an unforgettable encounter between a mother and her son, Draw Me Close tells the story of their past and what is to be their future. This special presentation is a world premiere of the first chapter of Draw Me Close. |Read More
Hero dec20


  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 14 minutes
  • Country: USA
This powerfully immersive, large-scale, multi-sensory installation explores humanity in our modern era of civilian warfare. When everyday life is disrupted by a barrel bomb falling from the sky, provoking a profound crisis in this vérité virtual-reality experience, only connection among humans can inspire hope, and participants must embark on a visceral hero’s journey. |Read More
New York, Action, Drama, Tribeca Film Institute Alumni
Intersection of i web new


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 0 minutes
  • Directed By: Whitney Dow
  • Country: USA
Intersection of I is an immersive video installation, part of Whitney Dow's ongoing Whiteness Project, which is a 2015 TFI New Media Fund grantee. It combines video, data visualization, and interactivity to explore how millennials who identify as white, or partially white, process their racial identity. |Read More
Tff17 the island of the colorblind 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 10 minutes
  • Directed By: Sanne De Wilde
  • Country: Netherlands
What does color mean to those who can’t see it? In the late eighteenth century a catastrophic typhoon swept over Pingelap, a tiny atoll in the Pacific Ocean. One of the few survivors carried a rare gene that causes achromatopsia, a condition that includes the inability to distinguish colors. Over generations, the islanders ended up perceiving their world in black and white. The Island of the Colorblind invites the audience to explore this shift in perception through de Wilde’s photography and an interactive installation |Read More
Journal of insomnia 1


  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 0 minutes
  • Directed By: Bruno Choinière, Philippe Lambert, Guillaume Braun , and Thibaut Duverneix
  • Country: Canada
Insomniacs are both spectators and actors in this large, interactive fresco that combines hundreds of personal reflections on sleepless nights, gathered online from insomniacs around the world since fall 2012. This work, produced by Hugues Sweeney and The National Film Board of Canada, provides a cutting portrait of insomnia as a universal and peculiarly wide-ranging affliction and challenges visitors to experience the condition for themselves. |Read More
Karen 161 landscape crop


  • Release Year: 2015
  • Directed By: Blast Theory
Karen is an app that mixes together gaming, storytelling, and psychological profiling. Karen is a life coach and she’s happy to help you work through a few things in your life. As soon as you launch Karen, she will ask you some questions about your outlook on the world. As she becomes more and more curious, Karen starts to identify things about you that she shouldn’t know. Where exactly is this going to end? |Read More
Thelastgoodbye web01


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 20 minutes
  • Directed By: Gabo Arora and Ari Palitz
  • Country: USA
In July of 2016, Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter toured the Majdanek Concentration Camp in what he vowed would be his final visit. By marrying a stereo video capture of Pinchas within a photoreal roomscale experience, The Last Goodbye reaches profound levels of immersion in service of the first ever VR testimony that will be archived and preserved. The importance of listening to Pinchas’ story is more important now than ever and this is also a beautiful testament to love, compassion and the human spirit. |Read More
Networkeffect web 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 0 minutes
  • Directed By: Gregor Hochmuth and Jonathan Harris
  • Country: USA
Network Effect explores the psychological effect of Internet use on humanity. Like the Internet itself, the project is effectively endless, containing video clips, spoken sentences, news, tweets, charts, graphs, lists, and millions of individual data points. The result is a voyeuristic and unnerving experience about our over-stimulated digital lives. |Read More
Tff17 nsaf 1


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 5 minutes
  • Directed By: Carmen Aguilar y Wedge, Ece Tankal, Ashley Baccus-Clark, and Nitzan Bartov
  • Country: USA
Imagined futures and contemporary realities come together in NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism, a multidisciplinary exploration of women of color’s experience through the lens of technology, society and culture. The project includes speculative products, immersive experiences and neuroscientific research. In the VR experience, discover the neurocosmetology lab, a kind of beauty salon, where instead of ordinary braids, customers are fitted with transcranial electrodes that allow access to a surreal alternate world. |Read More


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