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FREE PROGRAM: IMMERSIVELY QUEER: VR SHOWCASE

  • GAY CITY: SEATTLE'S LGBTQ CENTER 517 East Pike Street Seattle, WA, 98122 United States (map)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019 | 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM | GAY CITY: SEATTLE’S LGBTQ CENTER

In this free presentation, SQFF is pleased to partner with the North Bend Film Festival, which has curated a showcase of VR/360 experiences, including some of the best immersive work in the contemporary queer storytelling space.

This is a free, drop-in, virtual reality experience! C’mon over anytime between 1:30 PM and 4:00 PM to the Downstairs Conference Room at Gay City and try on a headset!

Content Warnings: Vulgar language, implied violence, graphic violence, depiction or discussion of self-harm

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MINDPALACE VR

Carl Krause & Dominik Stockhausen; Germany; 2018; 10 min. 

Witness the last, desperate attempt of a man, locked in his own mind, to reconnect with his boyfriend. A raging stream of consciousness sheds light on their flawed relationship.

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MEETING A MONSTER

Gabriela Arp, Oculus VR for Good, Life After Hate; 2018; USA; 9 min.  

In this groundbreaking social justice experience , Angela King, a former white supremacist, journeys into her own past steeped in bigotry. Through reenactments and narration, experience Angela’s transformation from skinhead to diversity advocate.

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THROUGH DARCELLE’S EYES 

360 Labs

At age 87, Walter Cole, aka Darcelle XV—the oldest queen in the West Coast’s longest-running drag show and also an integral part of Portland’s gay-rights movement—shows no signs of slowing down. Her vivacious performances feature humor, glitz, and even a pair of bedazzled, glowing chaps.


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