Across the line
USA, 2017 / 10 min / English / VR Documentary
“Across the Line” is an immersive virtual reality experience that puts the audience on scene as anti-abortion activists try to prevent patients from obtaining sexual and reproductive health care. The film is a powerful hybrid documentary-fiction depiction of the gauntlet that many abortion providers, health center staff, and patients must walk on a typical day in America.
Screening dates: From 2nd to 12th March 2017
- Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 11am – 7pm.
- Thursday: 11am – 11pm.
- Closed on Tuesdays
Venue: ground floor of the Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’Art Contemporain
Free admission to the ground floor of the Casino Luxembourg with access to the “BlackBox” exhibition room, the “Aquarium” and the ca(fé)sino. Free Night every Thursday from 6pm to 11pm.
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|Fri||03/03||11:00||Casino Luxembourg||from 11am to 7pm||Public|
|Sat||04/03||11:00||Casino Luxembourg||from 11am to 7pm||Public|
|Sun||05/03||11:00||Casino Luxembourg||from 11am to 7pm||Public|
|Mon||06/03||11:00||Casino Luxembourg||from 11am to 7pm||Public|
|Wed||08/03||11:00||Casino Luxembourg||from 11am to 7pm||Public|
|Thu||09/03||11:00||Casino Luxembourg||from 11am to 11pm||Public|
|Fri||10/03||11:00||Casino Luxembourg||from 11am to 7pm||Public|
|Sat||11/03||11:00||Casino Luxembourg||from 11am to 7pm||Public|
|Sun||12/03||11:00||Casino Luxembourg||from 11am to 7pm||Public|
“That experience, […] is highly accurate, and helps illustrate the trauma protesters add to the emotionally fraught experience of getting an abortion.” Claire Lampen, News.Mic, 26/05/2016
“My entire career has been devoted to putting the truth of people’s lives in front of audiences to spur them into action.” Brad Lichtenstein, Planned Parenthood, 03/12/2015
Nonny de la Peña has been called “The Godmother of Virtual Reality”. As CEO of Emblematic Group, she uses cutting edge technologies to create intense, empathic engagement on the part of viewers.
Brad Lichtenstein is the president of 371 Productions and co-founder of Custom Reality Services. He directed amongst others the Emmy-nominated feature doc “As Goes Janesville”, and is known for intimate, engaging documentary storytelling.
Jeff Fitzsimmons is an author, artist, entrepreneur, and co-founder of the VR company Custom Reality Services.