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    Aliens may not have visited Earth, but ever since the invention of radio and television, humans have been sending signals into outer space, announcing their existence to other civilizations, so the question is not ‘what if’ it happens, but rather ‘when’. With unprecedented access to everyone from the Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs to experts from NASA, ISU (International Space University), the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute, and military advisors, the film builds up a chillingly believable scenario of first contact on Earth, beginning with the simplest of questions: Why are you here? How do you think? What do you see in humans that we don’t see in ourselves? The implications unfold within a mind-bending landscape of everyday sights and sounds turned bizarre and extraordinary, as if seen through the eyes of a life form exploring our planet for the first time. Acclaimed film director, Michael Madsen, takes viewers on a journey beyond their terrestrial perspective and into the unknown, revealing the fears, hopes, and rituals of a species forced not only to confront alien life forms that may or may not view us as a threat, but also its own self-image.

    • UPC: 818522016535
    • Release Date: 2015
    • Content Provider: Random Media
    • Runtime: 83:00
    • Genre: Documentary
    • Language: English
    • Format: DVD-NTSC
    • Screen:
    • Aspect: 16:9
    • Rating: NR
    • Audio: Stereo
    • Color/BW: Color
    • Special Features:
    • Copyright: Magic Hour Films
    • Number of Discs: 1
    • Disc Format: DVD-5

    Jacques Arnould
    Paul Beaver
    Dr. Sheryl Bishop
    Lord Boyce
    Dr. Ernst Fasan
    Niklas Hedman
    Christopher McKay
    Mazlan Othman
    John Rummel
    Vickie Sheriff
    Janos Tisovsky
    Doug Vakoch
    Chris Welch

    Written by:
    Michae Madsen

    Directed by:
    Michae Madsen

    Produced by:
    Lise Lense-Mø