The Book of Distance

Randall Okita

Canada, 2020 / 25 min / OV English, French, Japanese / Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Pavilion

The experience will follow Randall as he unravels the threads of his family history, focusing on his grandfather, Yonezo Okita, who left Japan in the 1930s. As you can see in the trailer below, the experience will play with different mediums and integrate them together in new ways, bringing real historical artifacts into virtual environments, inviting you to participate as Randall uncovers previously lost details about his heritage.

Neimënster OV EN, FR, JP Public
  • Best Immersive Story Sandbox International Festival 2021
  • Official Selection, Tribeca Film Festival, 2020
  • Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival New Frontier 2020