Contact - Sci-Fi Film Series 2019 | Denver Film Society | Robert Zemeckis | USA

Contact - Sci-Fi Film Series 2019

Robert Zemeckis

Based on a Book, Drama, Science Fiction

USA1997150 min

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Overview

Screens Wednesday, July 10th at 7pm at the Phipps Theater at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

With an introduction and post-film Q&A by Vincent Piturro - Professor of Film & Media Studies at MSU Denver - and DMNS space scientist Naomi Paquette!

In this Zemeckis-directed adaptation of the Carl Sagan novel, Dr. Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster) races to interpret a possible message originating from the Vega star system. Once first contact with an extraterrestrial intelligence is proven, Arroway contends with restrictive National Security Advisor Kitz (James Woods) and religious fanatics bent on containing the implications of such an event. An incredible message is found hidden in the signal, but will Arroway be the one to answer its call?


Cinematographer: Don Burgess | Screenwriter: James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg / Based on the Novel by Carl Sagan
Cast: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt