< Back to main Festival page

Encounter

  Michael Pearce

  United Kingdom, United States     108 minutes

Synopsis

Desperate to save his two young sons, Jay and Bobby, from a mysterious threat, decorated Marine Malik Khan (Riz Ahmed) packs them in a car and sets off on a perilous journey across the western U.S. While racing toward a secret military base in Nevada that may hold the key to safety, the trio stays one step ahead of a group of government agents. As their relentless pursuers close in, each of them must confront hard truths about the world, forcing Jay and Bobby to leave their childhoods behind. A gripping story of a father’s mission to keep his children safe at all costs, Encounter is at once a riveting thriller and a powerful drama about a family dealing with a seemingly unstoppable enemy.

 English 

Screenings & Events

Drive-In Screening

Thu, Oct 14 @ 7:00pm CDT

at ChiTown Movies Drive-In

Media

Film Credits

  •   Derrin Schlesinger, Piers Vellacott, Dimitri Doganis
  •   Joe Barton, Michael Pearce
  •   Maya Maffioli
  •   Tim Grimes
  •   Benjamin Kracun
  •   Riz Ahmed, Octavia Spencer, Rory Cochrane, Lucian-River Chauhan, Aditya Geddada
  •   Jed Kurzel
  •   Film4 Productions, Raw, Amazon Studios

Sponsors

Evening Sponsor

Logo: Xfinity 256x100

Drive-in Sponsor

Logo: Heineken 0.0& Alcohol Free 150x125Enjoy Responsibly