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Sundance 2017: Oculus House VR for Good

During the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, the Oculus House had an event for their VR for Good initiative, described as “helping nonprofits and rising filmmakers bring a variety of social missions to life.” Oculus awarded 10 non-profits a $40,000 grant and matched them with VR filmmakers to make a short film related to their community and cause.

One of the films, Rise Above, was for the non-profit Womankind (formerly New York Asian Women’s Center) highlighting a young girl’s recovery from sexual abuse and the support and therapy she received from New York City’s Womankind.

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