Ashe '68

Brad Lichtenstein / Rex Miller / Jeff Fitzsimmons

United States 2018, 8 min.

VR, Animation, Documentary

Spoken language: English

European premiere

Previewed at the 2018 US OPEN, The Ashe ’68 Virtual Reality Experience brings viewers into the intimate moments right before Arthur Ashe’s historic 1968 US Open win, weaving together 360° video re-creations, archival material and evocative, never-before-seen 360° stop-motion sand animation to tell the story. From his walk through the halls of the West Side Tennis Club, to his historic pre-match press conference to his winning match point, the viewer is right there, all presented in Virtual Reality. From the internal pressures he felt during the tumultuous cultural shift of '68 while walking down the halls of the West Side Tennis Club, to his historic pre-match press conference to his winning match point, the viewer is right there, immersed in Arthur’s historic day, witnessing his defining moment as an athlete and his emergence as an activist on the world stage.

Synopsis

Official website: http://www.ashe68.com/vr-experience

Credits

Productions:

Custom Reality Services

www.crsvrlab.com

 

This VR-film can be seen FOR FREE at Filmhuis Den Haag Studio A on:

23 - 24 March: 15.00 - 21.00
25 - 28 March: 17.00 - 21.00
29 - 30 March: 15.00 - 21.00