A new documentary from filmmaker James Fox explores the circumstances of the incident.
Following its previous documentary titled “The Phenomenon,” Fox takes a look at a little-known incident that took place in 1996, when residents of Varginha, Brazil, reported seeing a UFO crash followed by encounters with mysterious alien-like creatures.
The film will be narrated by Peter Coyote, who starred in Steven Speilberg’s ET the Extra-Terrestrial.
“Moment of Contact is an exploration of extraterrestrial encounters, this one centering on a series of events that occurred in 1996 when citizens of Varginha, Brazil, reported seeing one or more strange creatures and witnessing a crash ‘UFO,’ reads the synopsis of the official trailer.
“A number of locals, including a group of girls aged between 14 and 21, had a close encounter with a being described as about four feet tall, with brown oily skin, a large head and huge Red eyes. »
The town of Varginha was cordoned off by military and emergency response teams and two creatures were captured. Local military policeman Marco Cherese died under mysterious circumstances after allegedly handling one of the creatures. »
The documentary will be available digitally from October 18.