Breathe

Breathe

Image Credit: Jasper Baur
 
Filmakers: Winslow Porter and Milica Zec
 
Breathe exists in the not-too-distant future, where man-made climate change (depicted in Tree) has caused a deficit of resources, leading to war in the usually sheltered West. The experience transforms you into Rose, a young girl orphaned by war - the same young girl from Giant. Through her eyes, participants witness key moments of her life as she ages, each with a distinct experience embodying what it means to be human. You follow Rose until her death, and with her last breath you begin to dissolve into particles. Each exhale emits stardust and you experience the birth of the universe.  A new beginning. Breathe begins as an individual experience and by the end it grows into a social experience where the audience, united by the power of their breath co-creates the entire universe. Breathe is the final installment in a VR trilogy exploring the colossal power of the human spirit.  
 
Watch interview with Milica Zec on Bloomberg TV answering the question "Can VR prevent war?"  Link to interview
 
To make a tax-deductible donation in support of the production of this project please make out a check payable to: Redford Center, Inc. and mail to PO Box 29144, San Francisco, CA. The Redford Center's Tax ID is 46-4549706.  Be sure to be write "Breathe" on the notes/memo line of the check. If you would like to charge a credit card or send funds via Paypal, please visit our donation page here and be sure to send an email to Jonathan White to alert us to donation so we can be sure to credit this project.
 
If you would prefer to make a wire transfer, please reach out to Jonathan White at jwhite@redfordcenter.org.