Birdly

Director:

Institute History

  • 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Description

The media lab of Max Rheiner has developed this customized flight simulator that gives the viewer a profound experience of being a bird flying over the city of San Francisco. Look at your hands and arms: They are wings. Look at the ground and see your shadow cast as a bird of prey. Hear the roar of the wind and the powerful flapping sound of your wings as you soar over the parks and through the skyscraper canyons of the urban landscape. —S.F.

Supported by swissnex San Francisco and Pro Helvetia.

— Shari Frilot

Screening Details

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