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Wasfia Nazreen doesn't just climb for the thrill; she climbs for a cause. The first Bangladeshi to scale the Seven Summits, Wasfia has made it her purpose to brave these...

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I didn’t know what I’d feel upon looking at the stacks of elephant tusks being pulled one by one from the shipping containers. It’s easy to disconnect through a lens....

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Narrated by Jared Leto, The Sierra Club and RYOT partnered to film the first climate change PSA in 360 virtual reality. Just two months shy of the international climate negotiations...

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El Púgil (The Boxer) narrates the rags to riches story of the super feather underdog Angel “Tito” Acosta”El Púgil”, a young Puerto Rican boxer from the slums of Barrio Obrero,...

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Imagine spending all but two hours a day in a tiny concrete room with little to no light for years on end? Now imagine if you had spent your teen...

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In 2011, a group of young boys sprayed “The people want the fall of the regime” across the walls of the southern Syrian city of Daraa, echoing the sentiments of...

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For 10-year-old Monica, every day is the same. She wakes up early in her rural Kenyan village, walks miles to collect water for her family, then walks miles more to...

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Dolphins hold a special place in the hearts and minds of humans. For some, a dolphin jumping through water is the ultimate symbol of unbridled freedom....

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On April 25, 2015, Nepal bore witness to the most disastrous earthquake to hit the country in 80 years. Registering a terrifying 7.8 on the richter scale the earthquake’s...

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Climate change is real, and it’s happening now. [Act in Paris] takes you to the rapidly receding ice blue glaciers of Alaska so you can see firsthand how quickly the...

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Firas was one of millions of Syrians forced to flee their homes to escape Syria’s seemingly endless civil war. Only 27 years old, Firas grew up in the southern city...

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“The World Inside Room” offers an exclusive behind-the-scenes journey onto the set of the highly suspenseful and deeply emotional film, allowing viewers an immersive look into the windowless, 10-by-10-foot space...

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RYOT and The Huffington Post present "The Crossing," a virtual reality film and immersive reporting series hosted by Susan Sarandon chronicling the refugee crisis as it unfolds in Greece. The...

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A collaboration between RYOT and the AP, Seeking Home sheds light on one of the greatest humanitarian crises of our lifetime. The VR experience takes the audience to a sprawling...

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In this short VR film made in partnership between Bono's ONE Campaign and RYOT, experience a day in the life of a young girl who lives on the border of...

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The film tells the story of one citizen from Jalouzi, one of the largest slums in Haiti, who is determined to bring color to the impoverished area by helping paint...

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From director Matthew Cooke, Confinement is a short virtual reality film that places the viewer firsthand in the place of an inmate within solitary confinement. The piece allows participants to...

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The Dolphin Project 360 is the first virtual reality film that takes you swimming with wild dolphins to help urge humanity to put an end to their captivity. ...

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RYOT is using Virtual Reality filmmaking to teleport viewers around the world to real-life conflict zones and disaster areas. This immersive short — the first ever VR film from a...

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Africa's elephants are hurtling towards extinction to fuel the worldwide ivory trade. While conservationists howl and corrupt governments fail to address the ongoing slaughter, one brave family has been working...

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Body Team 12 is tasked with collecting the dead at the height of the Ebola outbreak. These body collectors have arguably the most dangerous and gruesome job in the world....

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What's in a name? Most of us don't give it much thought. But some names can't be ignored. Which is why 80-year-old Gene Hitler expects a double-take whenever he presents...

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Timmy Brennan is a New York iron worker who escapes the grind of the city through his true passion, surfing. But when Superstorm Sandy destroys his home in Breezy Point,...

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As a Cholera epidemic rages in Haiti, the United Nations denies it is responsible for introducing the disease despite glaring evidence suggesting Nepalese peacekeepers are to blame. Baseball in the...

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Sun City Picture House is the story of Raphael Louigene, a young Haitian man who loves movies. Raphael works at St. Damien’s children’s hospital in Port Au Prince and every...

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