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Rollin' Reels - Contact

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?

The feature runs continuously throughout the day and, when available, is shown with subtitles/closed captioning. Snacks permitted!

Director:  Robert Zemeckis

Production year:  1997

Rating:  PG

Studio:  Warner Bros.

Runtime:  153 minutes

Jodie Foster
Matthew McConaughey
James Woods
John Hurt
Tom Skerritt

Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 2:00pm

Roland Park Branch, Meeting Room
5108 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21210

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Age Group

Teens, Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Films at the Pratt

Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond - for Adults

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