Fri Oct 27, 10:30 AM
210 minutes
Unclassified 18+

Virtual reality’s immersive capabilities are put to full use in these two works, available to view in our VR program at the Mercury. A former anti-abortion activist’s DIY termination and the brutal history of a popular urban wetland are rendered in first-person and 360° perspectives which mirror their transformative narratives.

10.30am – 2pm Friday 27 October 2023
11.30am – 5pm Saturday 28 October 2023

Where: The Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett St, Adelaide

Program Strand VR
Genre VR

Screens with: Galup VR Experience

Fri Oct 27, 10:30 AM
Director: Ian Wilkes, Poppy van Oorde-Grainger
9 minutes

In the heart of suburban Australia there’s a lake with a buried history. Highlighting the ongoing impact of colonisation, Galup VR Experience is an intimate truth-telling experience that brings people together for connection and healing.

Film Type Virtual Reality
Program Strand Virtual Reality, VR
Language English
Director Ian Wilkes, Poppy van Oorde-Grainger
Producer Poppy van Oorde-Grainger
Writer Ian Wilkes & Poppy van Oorde-Grainger with an oral history from Doolann-Leisha Eatts
Cinematographer Poppy van Oorde-Grainger
Editor Poppy van Oorde-Grainger
Genre Environmental, Indigenous, VR