Google VR Film Explores Artisanal Gold Mine In Democratic Republic Of The Congo


“Every day you may hold a piece of the Congo in the palm of your hand.”. The powerful 360-degree experience explores an artisanal gold mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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Oscar-Winning Director Kathryn Bigelow Discusses Her First VR Film ‘The Protectors’


Here Be Dragons creator Imraan Ismail served as co-director of the virtual reality production, which recently shot in Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Tagged with: democratic republic of congo , documentary , drc , here be dragons , Kathryn Bigelow , protectors , rangers , tribeca. 360 Interviews democratic republic of congo documentary drc here be dragons Kathryn Bigelow protectors rangers tribeca

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Google’s Daydream Impact Project Aims to Bolster Philanthropic Efforts With VR

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Eastern Congo Initiative displays the struggles of living in the Congo and the resilience of its people. He has also expressed interest in bringing their content into a classroom setting to connect with and educate children on the work that they do in Congo.

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Google Launches Social Awareness VR Initiative ‘Daydream Impact’


Google Daydream will provide organizations with VR training and equipment rentals. When it comes to social change, awareness is the first step on a long journey to impact the causes and problems that we care about.

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Weekend Downloads: New on Gear VR and Oculus Rift


We’re kicking off the weekend with some powerful new content from the United Nations with Beyond the Lake , a documentary account of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

National Geographic and “Hurt Locker” Director Team Up on New VR Film

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The power of virtual reality gives us the chance to take our viewers to the breathtaking yet deadly interior of the Democratic Republic of Congo as we witness and walk in the shoes of these courageous rangers from the conservation NGO African Parks who manage Garamba.

VR Project ‘The Enemy’ Tells the Story of Combatants like Never Before


As they walk through the gallery, they meet each of “the enemies” — combatants from one of three conflict zones: the Maras in Salvador, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and in Israel and Palestine.

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VR For Awareness Takes Over Tribeca Film Festival


Set in the Democratic Republic of Congo, The Protectors: Walk In The Ranger’s Shoes is a jarring 360-degree VR experience following a day in the life of several trained Garamba National Park rangers.