Doc RTS | The Visit – An Alien Encounter

On television, 15 May 2016 on RTS Deux: The Visit – An Alien Encounter, dive into the “UN Office for Outer Space Affairs”.

The doc Visions du Réel on RTS Deux invites you to (re)discover on TV films revealed during previous editions of the Festival. This month it is a film screened at Visions du Réel 2015 as an European premiere in the International Competition for feature films. 

The Visit – An Alien Encounter

by Michael MadsenDENMARK, AUSTRIA, IRELAND, FINLAND, NORWAY
2015 | 83’ | Original version with French subtitles

Sunday 15 May 2016 on RTS Deux
at 22:45 (schedule is subject to change)

An event that has never taken place: man’s first encounter with intelligent life from space. With the help of the “UN Office for Outer Space Affairs” and experts from leading space agencies, the film explores a first contact scenario. A journey beyond a terrestrial perspective, revealing the fears, hopes, and rituals of a species forced to confront both alien life forms and its own self-image.

→ trailer
→ interview: Michael Madsen at Visions du Réel 2015