The sixth edition of New York Film Festival’s immersive storytelling program, Convergence, presented more 360/VR films than ever this year.
Four of the best VR experiences at New York Film Festival 2017
Directed by Guy Shelmerdine
One of eight VR horror experiences that launched on the Dark Corner app at the end of September, “Night Night” immerses viewers in a terrifying, cinematic world of killer clowns. Experience a young boy’s nightmares come to life.
Look But With Love – “A Story of Women” and “A Story of Dance”
Directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Obaid-Chinoy’s documentary series follows Pakistani citizens who are working to transform their communities. Episode 1 and 2 in the series, “A Story of Women” and “A Story of Dance,” respectively follow young women training to fight terrorists in Nowshera, Pakistan, and Beena Jawad, a teacher who passes Pakistani song and dance traditions on to children in Lahore. Watch full series on Within app.
Sanctuaries of Silence
Directed by Adam Loften and Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee
“Sanctuaries of Silence” is a New York Times Op-Doc production that follows acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton as he travels through Olympic National Park on a quest to find a place unaffected by noise pollution.