After mysterious alien spacecraft land on Earth, linguistics professor Dr Banks finds herself working with the US army to decode the aliens' communications. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, it’s a race against time to find a way to communicate with the extra-terrestrial visitors, before someone across the globe decides to attack first in fear.
This film was nominated for nine BAFTAs, two Golden Globes and eight Academy Awards, and is being screened in partnership with the Nottingham Confucius Institute and the Centre for Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies, University of Nottingham.
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