In 1997, thousands of people in Phoenix, Arizona; Sonora, Mexico and the 300 miles in between reported seeing triangular-shaped lights floating in the sky. The military later wrote off most of these sighting as flares being dropped by A-10 Warthog aircraft that were on training exercises at the Barry Goldwater Range in southwest Arizona, but many people still believe what they saw was “otherworldly.”
A new docu-thriller, “The Phoenix Incident,” blurs the line between fiction and reality. The
fact-based, sci-fi thriller revolves around this military conspiracy and
the controversial missing persons case surrounding the infamous sightings.
Veteran video game director Keith Arem, known for such games as “Call of Duty,” “Saints Row,” “Darksiders,” “Prince of Persia” and “Bioshock” makes his foray into feature filmmaking with the doc.
Above, you can check out the first of five exclusive behind the scenes clips that we will be running on Indiewire for the rest of the week. In it, Arem and the rest of crew recount their experience making the film and the final product they created.
“The Phoenix Incident” will open in limited release on April 8. Check out our first of five behind the scenes clips above.