VR to Go
Friday, October 21, 2022
Pickup and drop off headsets between: 1 pm - 5 pm
Participants can make a three-day reservation for an Oculus headset. Headset pickup and drop-off take place at the Center for an Untold Tomorrow’s downtown Portland location at 934 SW Salmon St. 72-hour rentals include the use of 1 custom-curated Oculus headset, pre-packaged with a selection of 10 immersive projects that will transport you to multiple worlds real and imagined.
Full instructions and a custom interface make it as simple as pointing, clicking, selecting… and experiencing over 100 minutes of the best VR storytelling experiences in the world.
Complete rental details are available at: PAM CUT VR to Go!
Weekend Rental: $50 General/$45 PAM Members
When can I pick up my headset? How do I return the headset?
Select a time slot when you buy your ticket to pick up your headset between 1 pm - 5 pm
To pick up your headset go to - 934 SW Salmon St., the front door is on Salmon.
Return your headset during your chosen time slot between 1 pm - 5 pm
How do I get into the building?
Is VR Accessible For All?
VR is an accessible medium for many but is built as a 360-degree visual and auditory experience. Creators and technologists are working now on additional ways to be equitable and inclusive with the medium through tactile and sensory additions, but as a new art form, there are at present limited resources available yet for a full range of accessibility needs.
Meet Mortaza VR
Dir. Joséphine Derobe, France, Belgium
Forced into exile at the age of 24, Mortaza had to flee from his own country, Afghanistan, because he was sentenced to death by the religious authorities.
I Saw the Future
Dir. François Vautier, France
In 1964, Arthur C. Clarke, co-writer of 2001: A Space Odyssey with director Stanley Kubrick, revealed his vision of the future.
The Blind Vaysha
Dir. Theodore Ushev, Canada
Vaysha is not like other little girls: She was born with a left eye that sees only the past and a right eye that sees only the future, and she cannot live in the present.
Dir. Clément Léotard & Philippe Collin, France
Kinoscope is a VR experience immersing the spectator into a lively and colorful universe to discover the history of cinema through numerous box office hits such as the Godfather films, Apocalypse Now, The Brinks Job, One from the Heart, and Bonnie and Clyde.
Dir. Eliza McNitt, United States
Narrated by Jessica Chastain, Millie Bobby Brown, Patti Smith
Uncover the hidden songs of the cosmos through this powerful, immersive spectacle that fuses art with science.
A Predicament of Pangolins
Dir. Ulrico Grech-Cumbo, South Africa
An original film focusing on one of the most heavily trafficked species of mammal in the world—the Temminck’s ground pangolin—this experience will see two wild pangolins enacting a tale of trial and tribulation as they seek food in the Kalahari desert of Zimbabwe against the backdrop of a rapidly changing environment.
The Sick Rose
Dir. Tang Zhi-Zhong, Huang Yun-Hsien, Taiwan
Rose had a fight with her mother. Feeling sorry for saying hurtful words, Rose is determined to apologize to her mother, who is currently working at the hospital, but as the pandemic around her escalates, the way to the hospital has become dangerous and difficult. Will Rose, a sick little girl who does not know her way, be able to reunite with her mother?
The Dawn of Art
Dir. Pierre Zandrowicz, United States
Narrated by Daisy Ridley, Cécile de France
Explore the Chauvet Cave 36,000 years ago, with Daisy Ridley’s voice as your guide. It’s in the Ardèche gorges, in the south of France, that our ancestors drew humanity’s first masterpieces, giving life to their beliefs.
Tickets are non-refundable.