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Having announced the lineup for the Main Slate of the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 through October 16), the Film Society of Lincoln Center now unveils details on its Convergence program, running from October 1 through 4 and featuring "virtual reality, augmented reality, installations, and more." There'll be new work by Milica Zec and Winslow Turner Porter III, Kiira Benzing and Stina Hamlin, Lance Weiler and Nick Fortugno, special talks by Lindsay Doran, Hilmar Koch and Nick Rasmussen—and more. » - David Hudson
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Nyff Announces Lineup For Immersive Storytelling Program Convergence (Exclusive)

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Nyff Announces Lineup For Immersive Storytelling Program Convergence (Exclusive)
The Film Society of Lincoln Center today announced the lineup for Convergence, its highly anticipated immersive storytelling program, which will run October 1–4 as part of the 54th New York Film Festival. It includes two U.S. premieres and one world premiere amongst the nine interactive works, as well as five panels from innovators of the field.

Read More: Nyff Reveals Main Slate of 2016 Titles, Including ‘Manchester By the Sea,’ ‘Paterson’ and ‘Personal Shopper’

“The art of immersive storytelling is continually evolving,” said Nyff Convergence programmer Matt Bolish in a press release. “Our mission has been consistent from our first year to this, our fifth: bringing the best survey of interactive work to the Nyff audience.”

Virtual Reality highlights include the world premiere of acclaimed Indian work “Priya’s Mirror,” which fuses augmented reality with a comic book to tell the story of a rape survivor-turned-superhero. Returning for a second
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Sundance: New Frontier line-up revealed

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Sundance: New Frontier line-up revealed
Sundance top brass celebrate the tenth anniversary of the New Frontier programme with an exhibition of new work that includes Vr projects involving Björk and Ridley Scott’s global hit The Martian.Scroll Down For Full List

The dynamic roster encompasses features, a live performance, documentary and narrative mobile virtual reality experiences and a look inside the innovations at some of world’s leading media research labs.

Tenth anniversary exhibitions will also be presented with MoMA in New York City in April, and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis as part of Northern Spark in June.

The New Frontiers line-up will take place in Park City’s Claim Jumper, The Gateway, a large-scale installation on Swede Alley by Chris Milk and a performance by Gingger Shankar at Festival Base Camp Presented by Canada Goose.

Beyond the dedicated physical exhibition spaces, audiences can experience more than 20 virtual reality pieces on mobile Vr headsets. This year’s
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