THE VISIT

2015
Documental
Special Screening


DIRECTOR: MICHAEL MADSEN
DENMARK, FINLAND, 2015, 95 MIN.

Ever since the invention of radio and television, humans have been sending signals into outer space, announcing their existence to other civilizations. «The Visit» documents an event that has never taken place: humans’ first encounter with intelligent life from another world. Through tantalizing interviews with experts from NASA, United Nations, and the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute, among many others, acclaimed Danish filmmaker Michael Madsen constructs a chillingly believable scenario of first contact on Earth, beginning with the simplest of questions: Why are you here?