“Contact” Screening and discussion with SETI Institute Trustee Jill Tarter and author David Brin

May 8th, Atkinson Hall Auditorium

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The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination presents "Contact" (1997), adapted by Carl Sagan from his original novel and directed by Robert Zemeckis.  Starring Jodie Foster and Matthew McConaughey, the film follows Dr. Ellie Arroway in her attempt to make first contact with extra terrestrial intelligence.

Join us for a screening of the film followed by a discussion with SETI (Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) Institute Trustee Jill Tarter, and award-winning science fiction author David Brin.

Screening in Atkinson Hall Auditorium, first floor of Atkinson Hall on May 8th. Doors open at 5:40PM. Screening begins at 6:00PM. The event is free and open to the public.  Please RSVP for admission at contact-imagination.eventbrite.com.

For information, contact: info@imagination.ucsd.edu


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