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Topic: Contact (film)

  Contact (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Contact is a 1997 science fiction film adapted from the novel by Carl Sagan.
The film ends with Ellie receiving a new government grant to continue her SETI project at a newly-expanded array, followed by a shot of the words "For Carl" set against a backdrop of stars, as a dedication to Sagan.
The film was nominated for a "best special effects" Saturn Award, a "best individual achievement: effects animation" Annie; and won an "outstanding visual effects" Golden Satellite Award and a "best use of animation as a special FX in a theatrical" WAC award.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Contact_(film)   (2019 words)

 Contact (film)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Contact is a 1997 film adaptation of the science fiction novel Contact by Carl Sagan.
The film ends with Ellie receiving a new government grant to continue her SETI project at a newly-expanded array.
A central theme in Contact is that of Religion, embodied by doctor Palmer Joss, vs Science, embodied by Eleanor Arroway.
www.tocatch.info /en/Contact_(film).htm   (1672 words)

 Contact - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Contact (law), in Family Law, deals with the right of parents or other significant persons to meet with and relate to a child
Contact (The Culture), in novels by Iain M. Banks, the Exploration (and sometimes military) corp of the Culture
Contact, for the Nintendo DS This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Contacts   (245 words)

 Film Jobs and Television Employment in New England
This is a film set in an old New York tenement apartment with the female as the bored and taunting granddaughter of the landlord and the male as a private and disenchanted tenant.
This is a film involving a lot of body language and minimal dialogue, which means room for improv will be encouraged from the actors.
Film is a "Lolita" film about a middle aged man seducing an already corrupted girl.
www.newenglandfilm.com /jobs.htm   (3752 words)

 Contact film review In Film Australia
Contact is based around the life of Eleanor Arroway (Jodie Foster), a determined and enthusiastic scientist who developed her fixation for the stars as a child while searching for radio signals.
Well at this point in the film, there is no reason why Ellie shouldn’t go as she discovered the message and decoded most of it.
Though where Contact looses it, and fails to maintain that mysterious atmosphere, is that it is much to literal in its ending.
www.infilm.com.au /reviews/contact.htm   (1334 words)

 "Contact" Film Review by Larry Klaes
Now the film did not show exactly where the microwave broadcasts would truly lie in space in relation to their age, but this is one instance where I forgive the lack of complete accuracy.
In the film version, the Message was sent on the hydrogen line at 4.4623 gigahertz, a frequency which equals the hydrogen line frequency times the value of pi (in the novel, it was broadcast at 9.24176684 gigahertz and also on the 1667 megahertz hydroxyl (water) line).
One thing the film skipped on that was in the culmination of the novel was the significance of pi, a transcendental number (3.14159...) representing the ratio of the circumference of the diameter of a circle.
www.coseti.org /klaescnt.htm   (20928 words)

 American Film Market, Home of the Independents
They include acquisition and development executives, agents, attorneys, directors, distributors, financiers, film commissioners, producers, writers and the world’s press.
In just eight days, more than $800 million in motion picture production and distribution deals are closed — on both completed films and those that haven’t started shooting yet — making AFM the must-attend industry event.
The American Film Market is produced by the Independent Film and Television Alliance.
www.ifta-online.org /afm/home.asp   (195 words)

 Color Film Corporation - Contact Us
Please choose a Color Film representative to contact below by clicking on the e-mail address on their Business Card CD.
If you are unsure of whom to contact, please click here and your message will be forwarded to the proper department by Steve Sanford.
To contact us via the telephone or postal mail, please click here.
www.colorfilm.com /Contact.asp   (77 words)

 Contact (1997)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
They use sex, or shock, or sex to sell two hours of something that in no way contributes to our existence; be it inspiration, knowledge or spiritual awakening.
Contact is an exceptional example of a movie that DESERVES to exist.
From the spectactular beginning shot that shows us just how small we are in a world that once thought the universe was made for, and around, mankind; to its realistic conclusion that any X-Phile would expect to happen: this movie appeals to our humanity, intelligence and sense of adventure.
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I am writing in regards to the review of the film Contact by Adam Levine in the September 3 issue of The Daily Collegian.
Levine's review of the film is that he gave it a few brief sentences, which made the film sound like a silly SF flick.
Yes, I think the messages in Contact are so important that a stronger review of the film is required to make more folks see it.
www.coseti.org /contact.htm   (608 words)

 Contact. A Hollywood Jesus Film Review
Of these films, "Contact" proved to be one the most spiritually engaging movies I have seen produced in the Hollywood community.
The film is not about purity of faith and repentance, it's about respect and friendship in dialogue between faith and reason.
All film stills, trailers, video clips and trademarks are the property of their respective owners and may not be reproduced for any reason whatsoever.
www.hollywoodjesus.com /contact.htm   (5771 words)

 Bright Lights Film Journal | Contact
Contact us at the above email address for information on sending review copies of DVDs and videos.
We do not want to build an archive of unwatched and unreviewed films, so it's best if you query us first to see if your film has a reasonable likelihood of being reviewed.
We do not review short films at this point.
www.brightlightsfilm.com /contact.html   (396 words)

 channel4.com/film - Full Contact   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Action films very often boast titles that do exactly what's said on their celluloid tins.
Grenades (and heads) explode; guns (and buildings) erupt with fire; minor and major characters are slashed, shot and screwed (both literally and metaphorically).
The film's 97 minutes are an onslaught of grit, guts and gore, wrapped up in a convoluted plot that serves to string together this blitz of violent set-pieces.
www.channel4.com /film/reviews/film.jsp?id=136431   (306 words)

 Vancouver Jewish Film Festival - Contact Us.
Note that if you are not already a member nor a member of the JCC, you will need to become a member in order to attend the festival.
The Vancouver Jewish Film Festival is presented every year by the Vancouver Jewish Film Festival Society, a registered non-profit Charitable Society in British Columbia.
The Vancouver Jewish Film Festival is produced by the Vancouver Jewish Film Festival Society, a non-profit registered charity in the province of British Columbia.
www.vjff.org /contactus.html   (425 words)

 Star Trek: First Contact (1996)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This Star Trek movie is nuanced enough for the 'trekkies' to get into, while still being very accessible to the rest of the cinema going public.
Johnathon Frakes, for all of his smarmy, cocky demeanor, still I have to admit that he hits a home-run in this initial outing (now his "Insurection" is a whole nother story, one for a different day) This film is action-packed, features good performances, and is just plain fun.
All those aforementioned traits easily puts it among the top echelon of Trek films.
www.imdb.com /Title?0117731   (546 words)

 British Film Institute
Film and TV Info Everything you need to know for your film and TV research
The British Film Institute offers opportunities for people throughout the UK to experience, enjoy and discover more about film and moving image culture...
The result will be an exciting venue which gives visitors new opportunities to learn more about film and television.
www.bfi.org.uk   (297 words)

 UFO Phenomenon: ParaSETI: ET Contact via Subtle Energies Part 1
It is almost certain that life does exist in some other part of the Universe; it is just a question of how far away and how evolved it is, never mind its state of technological development.
Back in the early 1990s, the author had contact with an individual who claimed to be a former KGB officer involved in infiltrating the US National Security Agency (NSA).
In this new system, only a single cable was used, the return current to complete the circuit being established through metal stakes inserted into the ground; this was known as a "ground return".
www.esolibris.com /articles/ufo/alien_contact_01.php   (3304 words)

 Anthology Film Archives - Anthology Film Archives
Anthology Film Archives is an international center for the preservation, study, and exhibition of film and video with a particular focus on American independent and avant-garde cinema and its precursors found in classic European, Soviet and Japanese film.
In addition to being a public movie theater, Anthology is a film museum, archive, research library, and art gallery.
After 35 years in existence, Anthology remains the only non-profit organization of this type in New York.
www.anthologyfilmarchives.org   (74 words)

 British Columbia Film
The site is designed to provide quick and easy access to information on BRITISH COLUMBIA FILM programs and activities as well as information on the film and television industry in British Columbia.
BRITISH COLUMBIA FILM, in partnership with CTV and Omni Film, has released the much-anticipated First Shots Training Program DVD as a means of introducing directors to the world of episodic television.
BC Film is looking for an Executive Director to provide required leadership in fulfilling the mandate of the society and to ensure that British Columbian producers, writers, performers and directors have the opportunity to create film and television products that can be enjoyed locally, nationally and internationally.
www.bcfilm.bc.ca   (409 words)

 Film Scouts Festival Database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Note: Film Scouts regrets that this list was not maintained for some time and and may contain much incorrect information, particularly with regard to dates and contact information.
In a film filled five days of screenings and events Brief Encounters is also the place to discover new talented filmmakers of the future.
Brooklyn Underground Film Festival [Address] 79 Ryerson St., Brooklyn, NY 11205, USA [Phone] 1(718)789-7465 [Email] info@brooklynunderground.org [Contact] Festival Staff [Web] http://www.brooklynunderground.org/ [Date] October [Deadline] 6/11/02 [Entry Fee] $15 (early) [Subject Matter] Underground [Formats] all [Description] BUFF is dedicated to giving a new voice to fresh innovative film and video makers from around the world.
www.filmscouts.com /scripts/festdb.cfm   (9734 words)

 Inside Film Online - United States Film Festivals
An electrifying mix of zany short films, sleazy music videos, unrelenting documentaries and some of the most exciting feature film premieres around, the Backseat Film Festival is a showcase for movies that embody the youthful, exhilarating spirit of rock 'n roll.
Film Festival: A Woman's Perspective is to increase the awareness of women's artistic wizardry by showcasing women of various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Films at this coming year’s event will be played in their original format as well as with an improvised soundtrack as provided by a musical guest TBA.
www.insidefilm.com /usa.html   (6975 words)

 Become.com - Shop results for contact/ film
This early anime series that helped introduce the genre to the United States in the mid-1980s is a curious hybrid.
Saunders Super Proofer 120, Contact Proofing Frame For 120cm Size Film and...
Nature's Tears allows you to soothe dry eyes with a mist instead of eye drops.
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 Contact details - UK Film Council
The UK FILM COUNCIL's offices are located in central London but you can find information about who we are, what we do and how we can help you within this site.
Training Fund existing awards should contact trainingfund@ukfilmcouncil.org.uk, enquiries about new awards should be addressed to Skillset lukes@skillset.org
Copyright 2006 © The UK FILM COUNCIL, Artlogic Media Ltd.
www.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk /aboutus/contact   (119 words)

 Advisory Council - Who We Are | The Planetary Society
Today, the geostationary orbit at 42,000 kilometers is named The Clarke Orbit by the International Astronomical Union.
His classic novel, 2001: A Space Odyssey, was developed concurrently with Stanley Kubrick's film version, based on a screenplay written by both Kubrick and Clarke.
He also is well-known to film audiences for his role as Indiana Jones' good friend Salla in Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
www.planetary.org /about/advisory_council.html   (1594 words)

 Woodstock Film Festival - Film Commission - 845 679-4265
Woodstock Film Festival - Film Commission - 845 679-4265
is an educational not-for-profit, 501 (C)(3) organization with a mission to present an annual program and year-round schedule of film, music, and art-related activities that promote artists, culture, inspired learning, and diversity.
The Woodstock Film Festival event is made possible in part by
www.woodstockfilmfestival.com   (287 words)

 Bicycle Film Festival
LISTEN TO The Fifth Annual Bicycle Film Festival 2005 in NYC, LA, London, San Francisco, and Tokyo, and as part of RESFEST Seoul and all our parties were a lot of fun.
We sold out or filled the house at most of our events this year.
More and more people are embracing this lifestyle and that is fine with us.
www.bicyclefilmfestival.com   (173 words)

 Cork Film Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Please bookmark this page and keep checking back throughout the year for programme updates and news of our activites throughout the year.
For celebrity interviews, directorprofiles, premiere gossip from the 2005 Cork Film Festival
Cork Film Festival, Emmet House, Emmet Place, Cork, Ireland
www.corkfilmfest.org   (115 words)

 Spiritual Film Festival - Contact   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Executive Directors of the Sun Valley Spiritual Film Festival are Mary Gervase and Claudio Ruben.
A donation of $2000 is requested to sponsor a film.
It is possible for a group of people to co-sponsor a film.
www.spiritualfilmcenter.com /contact.htm   (368 words)

 Tribeca Film Festival-2006 Home
V.I.P. All you need to know about more than 250 films right at your fingertips.
Tribeca Film Festival Expands Screening Venues to AMC Loews Theatres Throughout Manhattan more
Congratulations to those Tribeca Film Festival alumni whose films are being released for general distribution.
www.tribecafilmfestival.org   (124 words)

 Marketplace - The Marx Brothers
The responsibility for details in these adverts lies solely with the people who have placed them.
If you are interested is buying or selling item listed here, please contact the seller/buyer directly.
Contains the original script and a transcript of the film..
www.marx-brothers.org /market.htm   (514 words)

 Koreanfilm.org - Movie reviews, news, actor info and more from Korea
Launched by Darcy Paquet in 1999, this site has grown with the help of numerous volunteers to provide all you need to become well-versed in Korean cinema.
Contacts - Contact numbers for Korean film companies
Film Awards Ceremonies in Korea by Darcy Paquet
www.koreanfilm.org   (493 words)

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