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Power of Glove

Andrew Austin, Adam Ward -
2017 — Documentary — English subtitles

The Power of Glove is a documentary that chronicles the history and legacy of the Power Glove, a 1989 Nintendo controller that promised to forever change the way humankind interacted with technology. The Power Glove was the first mass-marketed, gesture-based video game controller, and its hype was immense. Upon its release, gamers were disappointed and critics panned it as a worthless gimmick. Yet more than two decades later, dedicated fans continue to repurpose the Power Glove for art pieces, hacking projects, electronic music, and more. This is a screening of the documentary telling the story behind the world’s most notorious video game controller.

The film is screened in the following programmes