Winner of 'Best XR for Change' at Games for Change Festival 2019
Winner of the BC Spotlight Audience Award at the inaugural VIFF Immersed Exhibition 2018
Every year thousands of international students come to Canada to study. Many of them pay rent and live with host families across the country to ensure they make the most of their Canadian experience.
This is one family’s story of loss and suicide, and learning to make sense of grief.
Homestay was created by Paisley Smith with the National Film Board of Canada Digital Studio & Jam3
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Homestay has exhibited at:
ANIDOX: VR – Sep 23-29 2019 Viborg, Denmark.
CIUSSS de l'Est de Montréal (focused on mental health VR) from November 11 to 15th. Montreal, Canada
FNC Explore Montreal’s Festival du nouveau cinéma. Oct. 9-20, Montreal, Canada
South Western International Film Festival, Sarnia, Ontario November 7th to 10th 2019
Homestay will be at PLAY NYC August 10-11 2019
Open City Documentary Film Festival 2019
IDFA Doc Lab