The Waiting Room is a smartphone documentary and VR project through which director Victoria Mapplebeck explores her breast cancer journey from diagnosis to recovery - from waiting rooms, to ultrasound scans, and chemotherapy sessions. Join Victoria, oncologist Dr Anna Rigg ,Professor Mandy Rose and host, design researcher Caroline Ward (Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design) to discuss what nonfiction VR offers to documentary film and health.

This event is part of the Doc/Fest Exchange programme bringing together a specially curated programme of free talks, films and conversations to revolutionise what makes a healthy planet.

Supported by Wellcome.

No festival pass or ticket required. All events at Doc/Fest Exchange are free and open to all.