CHASING CORAL: The VR Experience

USA, 2017 (MIFF 2017, Virtual Reality)

Director: Jeff Orlowski

CHASING CORAL: The VR Experience

Following his MIFF 2012 hit Chasing Ice, US filmmaker Jeff Orlowski returns with the underwater VR experience Chasing Coral: The VR Experience, which follows scuba diver and researcher Zackary Rago as he documents the unprecedented 2016 coral bleaching event at Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef.

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