Flat Earth VR


Institute History

  • 2022 Sundance Film Festival


For years, virtual reality has been called the ultimate empathy machine, due to its unique ability to let you experience the perspective of others. But what happens when that perspective is delusional? Lucas Rizzotto’s delightful and immersive satirical comedy boards audiences onto a stolen NASA ship and launches them into the stars. Here, they have the chance to live out the ultimate flat-earther fantasy of becoming the first flat-Earth astronaut to ever go to space and prove the globe-earthers wrong.

Audiences will take photos of the planet as it truly is: flat like a pancake. If you can navigate all of the complications on your mission and take that one perfect photo, you are destined to become one of the strangest heroes of our strange times.

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