VIP Opening Reception
6:30pm-11pm, Monday, July 12, 2021: 

GFF kicks off our 2021 Festival with a special VIP Opening Reception in a Virtual Town of Gimli!

Super Passholders, Sponsors, Filmmakers and other VIPs will have access to this interactive, videogame-inspired event through the online platform Gather.

Invitations to the VIP Opening Reception can ONLY be obtained for the general public through purchasing a Super Pass.

Since our VIP Opening Reception is over and we had such a positive reaction to our virtual town, we are making it available to ALL who follow this link! Remember to join via desktop or laptop for the optimal experience.


GFF 2021 VIP OPENING RECEPTION

6:30pm – 11pm CST, Monday, July 12
7PM : Film Screening at the Virtual Gimli Theatre, in Downtown Gimli
8PM : Micah Erenberg concert at the Virtual Ship & Plough Pub, in Downtown Gimli
ALL NIGHT : Explore and search for the “video projectors”, to watch a number of films! Try to find them all!


WHEN

6:30 pm – 11 pm, Monday July 12, 2021

HOW TO ATTEND

Invitations to the VIP Opening Reception can ONLY be obtained for the general public through purchasing a Super Pass.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Please join on a desktop or laptop computer for full functionality.
  • Once you join, you can use the following controls to explore the Virtual Town of Gimli:
    • Computer Arrow Keys : these will allow you to move your Avatar around the space
    • The “X” Button : this will allow you to interact with objects, including playing films on video projectors hidden around the space!  Interactable objects will glow with yellow when you get near them, signaling you to press “x” to interact.

THINGS TO DO:

7PM – Head over to the Gimli Theatre in “Downtown Gimli” for the 7PM live stream screening of GFF’s MB150 Commissioned Films!

8PM – Head over to the Ship & Plough in “Downtown Gimli” for an 8pm musical set by Micah Erenberg!

ALL NIGHT – Find the Projectors!!  Search for the small, white video projectors hidden around the Virtual Town of Gimli!  Each projector has a special film loaded on it that you can watch, including all of GFF’s MB150 Commissioned Films, and more!  Press “x” when you are close the projector to full screen the film and click the play button with your mouse to watch the film!  Press “x” again anytime to return to the main screen.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR VIRTUAL PLATFORM, GATHER, HERE: https://gather.town/