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Directed by Paisley Smith, Jam3, NFB Digital Studio

This film is only available as an Installation. Check the REORIENT program page for more information on dates/times.

Every year, Canada hosts hundreds of thousands of students from around the world. HOMESTAY is the story of one family’s unexpected experience with a Japanese exchange student. Set in an origami world inspired by the Nitobe Memorial Garden in Vancouver, this interactive VR experience is a moving meditation on family, hospitality, and nationality.

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REORIENT: Emerging Media

FREE PROGRAM | REORIENT is our new showcase for cutting-edge virtual reality, mixed reality, interactive installations, and beyond.