SOUND + VISION to World Premiere Virtual Reality Film

Now in its fifth year, SOUND + VISION—ATLFF’s signature mid-week event—moves from The Goat Farm Arts Center to Ponce City Market. Atlanta’s tastiest eats and best city views accompany the hottest local bands, wild art installations, and for the first time at ATLFF, a virtual reality short film presentation.

"Interrupture" is the true story of an 11-year-old Syrian girl fleeing ISIS and her journey into Europe in search of home. Co-Director Thomas Nybo met her in December 2015 while on assignment for UNICEF covering the refugee crisis. Part of the ATLFF Creative team met Nybo and Co-Director Jason Drakeford in their Elevator Factory workspace and were treated to a sneak preview of this encompassing, mind-boggling film experience. Its relationship to the Ivory block—a collection of seven documentary shorts directed in Jordan refugee camps by Syrian teenage girls—and its contribution to filmmaking advancement and cinematic world development makes us just about as excited as we know how to be.

 CO-DIRECTOR THOMAS NYBO

CO-DIRECTOR THOMAS NYBO

 CO-DIRECTOR JASON DRAKEFORD

CO-DIRECTOR JASON DRAKEFORD

As always, SOUND + VISION is free and open to the public! Don't miss this groundbreaking evening or your chance to say "Yeah, when it all started? I was there."