"Virtual reality can give viewers that in-depth experience that is so needed to build empathy and, we hope, inspire action."
Bi Gan's dreamy film features a 55-minute single-take 3D sequence
Co-director Jeff Desom details the despair.
"George Méliès pioneered film techniques that immersed people in unfamiliar experiences—an early precursor to today's virtual reality."
"My goal is to help you understand as much as possible what this remarkable person is experiencing or doing, and let you judge for yourself."