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VR Film ‘Step to the Line’ Provides an Intimate Look at a Life-Changing Prison Program

Tribeca Film Festival has debuted

Step to the Line

, a virtual reality film created as part of Oculus’s VR for Good initiative. The film is an intimate examination of Defy Ventures, a non-profit organization that provides business and entrepreneurship training to inmates.

Step to the Line

is a piece that immediately moved me,” said Loren Hammonds, Tribeca Film Festival’s programmer for film and experiential, tells

Fast Company

. “There are several moments of transcendence in it, from the intimate conversation between a prisoner and a program volunteer, to the jubilant final sequence. The stereoscopic imagery is beautifully transportive, and the subject is compelling, but mostly the experience has heart that just can’t be denied.”

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