Matthias Leitner, Eva Deinert / Germany / VR
The 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. The games were supposed to be cheerful. But on the 11th day, Palestinian terrorists take members of the Israeli team hostage. The police attempt to free the prisoners fails and ends in disaster. This walk-through documentary traces what happened 50 years ago in virtual reality. On "VR Chat", users walk go through the events of that time chronologically in five worlds that are build on one another. With this virtually walk-through documentation, Bayerischer Rundfunk wants to make history something that can be experienced individually.
Awards/Festivals: Raindance, Stereopsia