Sidewalk XR is located in the lower level of the Lyric Theatre, which, as a historic building, does not have an elevator to this level. If you plan to attend but are unable to navigate stairs, please contact tickets@sidewalkfest.com after purchasing tickets and we will provide accommodation for your time slot.

Choose the time slot you’d like, then select the device associated with your preferred experience(s). Samsung Gear experiences are shorter, and should allow you time for 2-3 experiences per time slot.

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Dunkirk: Save Every Breath (Samsung Gear VR)

Directed by Matthew Lewis

Get swept away by this VR companion to the 2017 Christopher Nolan film.

5min

Authentically Us: Voices from the Transgender Community (Samsung Gear VR)

Directed by Jesse Ayala

Step into the lives of three transgender people in the American northwest who are living authentically and taking action to make communities safer and more prosperous for all.

Note: three experiences of 5min, 7min, 9 min

Race to Alaska (Samsung Gear VR)

Directed by Darren Vukasinovic

Roellen and Rohan Gillmore embark on an epic journey from their humble home in Australia to compete in one of the most challenging and dangerous sailing races in the world.

11.5min

Rise Above (Samsung Gear VR)

Directed by Benjamin Ross & Brittany Neff

A story about a teenage girl’s journey of empowerment as she confronts and overcomes her trauma after experiencing sexual violence.

7min

Submerged (Samsung Gear VR)

During monsoons, the rivers flowing through Bihar submerge over 60% of the state under water. In July 2016, panicking villagers cut away a portion of a mud dam, leading to a torrential burst of water that inundates hundreds of villages downstream.

8min

Dear Angelica (Oculus Rift only)

Directed by Saschka Unseld

A teenage girl looks back on the stories her mom told her as a child. As she recreates these vivid landscapes in her mind, you’re pulled into the magical, dreamlike worlds of her memories.

13min

Doctor X: Pale Dawn (HTC Vive or Samsung Gear VR)

Directed by Hyunsuk Lee

One of the world’s top geneticists is attacked by his own test subjects, but he must venture into the Labyrinth to discover who his true enemy is.

4min

Waltz of the Wizard (HTC Vive or Oculus Rift)

Unleash creative or destructive wizardry upon a fully interactive virtual world.

no set run time

Colosse (HTC Vive or Oculus Rift)

Directed by Nick Pittom

The story of the long lost Great Spirits known as the COLOSSE, exploring themes of fear, power and respect.

4.5min

La Camila (HTC Vive or Oculus Rift)

Directed by Jak Wilmot

This interactive virtual reality experience transports the viewer to a fantasy world where they must help Camila and her father create clouds from sheep wool to nurture the land below.

20 min

Manifest 99 (HTC Vive or Oculus Rift)

Directed by Adam Volker & Bohdon Sayre

Journey into the afterlife aboard a mysterious train inhabited by a murder of crows in this ominous and eerie virtual reality experience.

20 min

Tilt Brush (HTC Vive or Oculus Rift)

Unleash your creativity with three-dimensional brush strokes, stars, light, and even fire. Your room is your canvas. Your palette is your imagination. The possibilities are endless.

no set run time

August 22-28, 2022

Sidewalk Film Festival

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