“This film does not set out to change viewers’ minds on the existence of extraterrestrial beings; it doesn't want to parade Huggins in front of the audience as a sideshow generating lulz either. Instead, it stumbled into a story more about us down here on Earth—how do we react to others perceived as odd, and does it hurt to believe in something everyone else quickly turns a side-eye towards?”
“Love and Saucers Is a Sweet Little Documentary That'll Make You Believe in Aliens. It takes an obviously fantastic and out-there situation and presents it in such a way that believing is easier than not, especially with such a nice person at its center.”
“Unlike other documentaries that have an agenda to prove or disprove the existence of UFOs, or that subtly coach their subjects to look or sound ridiculous, director Brad Abrahams simply allows David to tell his intimate, fascinating and incredible story.”
Love & Saucers has had the pleasure of screening at:
- Miami Intl Film Fest
- Calgary Underground Film Fest
- Sci-Fi London
- Gimli Film Fest, Manitoba
- Lift-Off Los Angeles (best feature)
- Lift-Off Amsterdam (best feature)
- Lift-Off Paris
- Docuwest Intl Film Fest, Denver
- Ithaca Fantastik
- Sydney Underground Film Fest
- Arizona Underground Film Fest
- FilmQuest, Utah
- Fantastic Fest Austin (Jury Prize)
- Milwaukee Film Fest
- New Orleans Film Fest
- Eastern Oregon Film Fest
- Space Visitors Film Fest, San Francisco
My first conversation with David Huggins started with:
"Well Brad, I don't know much, but what I know for sure is at 17 I lost my virginity to an extra terrestrial woman.”
And with those words cemented my desire to make make a documentary of his story.
I first heard of David while listening to a radio interview with an investigator of UFO abductions. He made brief mention of a man from Hoboken who'd had intimate relations with an ET and fathered multiple space babies, chronicling it all through a series of paintings. It was too strange to forget, and after some research I uncovered his story and some of his art. Each paintings conveys a cinematic story, and together a compelling narrative for a film I just had to realize. After tracking him down through a neighbor (David does not use the internet), our now 5 year-long relationship was borne.
Although I'm still not sure just what to make of David's story, I do know for certain he is a kind, humble, and honest man. And what I do believe is that David is being genuine that he experienced something supernatural.
I have long been fascinated by stories of abductions and extraterrestrial contact, questioning whether these are psychological or physiological phenomena. With what we currently know about neurology and the effect of mind over matter, the distinction between the two becomes increasingly murky. Although David’s story is about the unique experiences of one man, it has quite the implications on how we all perceive reality, both the ordinary and non-ordinary kind. As soon as we find out if aliens really do exist, the next questions will invariably be "can we procreate with them?" Who isn't interested in a little cross-species ET sex?