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The 4th event in Salesforce’s Make Change series hosted in partnership with Tribeca Film Festival and presented by AT&T celebrated storytelling as a platform for change.

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The event featured actor Angela Bassett in conversation with Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts.

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The two were later joined by filmmaker Brad Lichtenstein to discuss how virtual reality is helping to shape new perspectives on the world and create positive social change.

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The event also featured a virtual reality screening of the short documentary film Ashe ’68, which explores and celebrates the life of groundbreaking tennis champion and civil rights activist Arthur Ashe.

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The evening raised funds for the USTA Foundation’s National Junior Tennis & Learning program, founded by Arthur Ashe, Charlie Pasarell, and Sheridan Snyder and celebrating 50 years of serving under-resourced students across more than 300 chapters.
Photos by: Theo Wargo / Getty Images for Salesforce
About the Tribeca Film Festival:
The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, brings visionaries and diverse audiences together to celebrate storytelling in all its forms, including film, TV, VR, gaming, music, and online work. With strong roots in independent film, Tribeca is a platform for creative expression and immersive entertainment. The Festival champions emerging and established voices; discovers award-winning filmmakers and creators; curates innovative experiences; and introduces new technology and ideas through premieres, exhibitions, talks, and live performances.

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