Rise Above

"Rise Above" is a story about a teenage girl's journey of empowerment as she confronts and overcomes her trauma after experiencing sexual violence. It is a story about healing, self-discovery, and the importance of friendship. This 6-minute virtual reality film premiered during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was an official VR selection at 2017 SXSW.
This film was made possible by Oculus VR for Good, directors Benjamin Ross and Brittany Neff of Co.Reality, Womankind's STAR Children and Youth Program, Asuna Osako, and Brittany.