Contact: Film Guide





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A film guide that looks at Contact (1997), a film about a woman who since childhood has been searching for extraterrestrial messages, based on a novel by noted astronomer Carl Sagan.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Science, Religious Education, Film Studies, Geography, PSHE Education and Careers in addition to highlighting themes surrounding space and technology, gender, travel and exploration, books, equality, ethics, family and friendships, and directors.

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This Resource Supports

  • Careers
  • Citizenship
  • Design and Technology
  • Film Studies
  • Geography
  • Politics
  • PSHE Education
  • Psychology
  • Religious Education
  • Science

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