In MOMENT OF CONTACT, director James Fox (The Phenomenon), makes his way into Brazil to investigate a sensational 1996 UFO crash. Headlines around the globe exploded with tales of strange creatures reported by military and civilians in the town of Varginha. Riveting testimony from eyewitnesses who revisit the crash site and areas in the city where reported alien survivors were captured is woven together with rare archival interviews, as well as ground-breaking new revelations from former military personnel, including one who worked with the Brazilian Secret Service to transport the alleged extraterrestrials. With the help of local researchers and captivating aerial photography, viewers travel with Fox and his team as they map out the encounters, military blockades, and track down lost witnesses of the Varginha Incident, the modern-day Roswell of Brazil. Ufologist and Filmmaker James Fox (The Phenomenon, Out of the Blue, I Know What I Saw) joins us for a lively conversation on the many twists and turns this sprawling story has taken him and now able to share from the many people who were there in 1996 and now willing, some reluctantly, to talk about a very close encounter with extraterrestrial beings.
Featuring: interviews with Nuclear Physicist / Ufologist Stanton Friedman, Brazilian Air Force Officer General Jose Carlos Pereira, Brazilian Ufologist Adamer Geveard and Former Deputy Undersecretary for Defense Intelligence Christopher Mellon and with narration by Peter Coyote (Bitter Moon, E.T.).