One Eighty | Oculus VR For Good

In India, 67 percent of the jail population is made up of “undertrials”—people who haven’t been convicted of any crime, but who are imprisoned while awaiting trial. This is the story of a mother who has been awaiting trial for years and her son.

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Photos by Kevin Tsukii.

One Eighty was a collaboration between Oculus' VR for Good program and The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative.

Unaware of their rights and often ignorant of the charges against them, many of those imprisoned in India spend years behind bars. The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative seeks to illuminate these issues; the situation disproportionately affects the poorest and least educated segments of society, and it’s even worse for mothers, who are deprived of any information about their children in the outside world. One Eighty is the story of one such mother, Vijai Kumari; her son, Kanhaiya Kumari; and his quest to save her from being punished from a crime she didn’t commit.

Official Selection SXSW 2018 Film Festival.

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