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Arts Tech Film Fest: eXistenZ
The Program in Arts Technology presents the third annual Arts Tech Film Fest at the Normal Theater. This year’s festival features four films inspired by video game culture from the 1980s to the present day.
6:30 p.m.: Multimedia installations and virtual reality demos on display in the theater.
7 p.m.: Showing of eXistenZ (1999).
Star video game designer Allegra Geller (Jennifer Jason Leigh) goes on the run when she AND her new game are threatened by assassins. Director David Cronenberg’s film explores the potential psychological and physical effects of gaming once reality and virtual reality become indiscernible from each other.