Ready Player One
|Sat 21 July||02.15PM THE INDIS|
It's 2045 and the world is on the brink of chaos and collapse. But people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday (Mark Rylance). When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world. Based on Ernest Cline’s worlwide bestseller of the same name, Spielberg delivers incredible visuals with a VR world that is dedicated to 20th century pop culture.
Alongside the screening, The INDIs festival are also running a series of VR related activities, including the Headsets Don't Bite: Getting into Virtual Reality panel and the Hands on with Headsets workshop.
Part of The INDIs (Independent Directions Film Festival) - a weekend of film screenings, industry sessions and panel discussions, curated for an audience of 16-30 year olds from the 20th - 23rd July. For more details, visit their website.