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About the EBE Film Festival

The EBE Film Festival is a celebration of ground-breaking films which push the limits with their exploration and study of UFOs and related phenomena.

The EBE Film Festival runs throughout the conference. The film festival begins on Tuesday, February 14, the day before the conference. This is when all entries are viewed and judged by volunteer judges. Anyone can volunteer to be a judge as long as they plan to view all entries, but one does not have to be a judge to attend all or some of the film screenings. The top 3 in each category, Long Form and Short Form, will be shown either Thursday or Friday night (February 16 or 17, 2017, respectively), depending on movie lengths and the time available each evening. The films shown Thursday and Friday night will also be eligible for the People’s Choice Award, which will be determined during the awards ceremony on Saturday, February 20th.

This event is free of charge. The winners will be announced on Saturday, February 18th during the banquet and EBE Film Awards Ceremony.


Submit a film

If you have a film you’d like to enter into the EBE Film Festival please download the form below and email it to or mail in to 5801 S. McClintock Blvd. Suite 107, Tempe, AZ 85283.

Entries in the 2016 EBE Film Festival

In no particular order. Brief descriptions provided by filmmakers.


Short Film Category (less than 60 minutes)


Celestial by Jose Escamilla – RUNTIME: 58:10 minutes

This is the film that challenges anyone to prove the Moon is gray. In 2009, while making Moon Rising, Jose Escamilla discovered the Moon is a full color celestial body. See glass domes with buildings inside of them, huge towers and statues and a crater in the far side of the Moon that had a structure built inside in 1972.


Milkweed by Mathew Hayes – RUNTIME: 14:36 minutes

After many years away, Kate returns home to investigate her mother’s disappearance, which may be the result of extraterrestrial contact.


Lazar: Cosmic Witness by Jeremy Corbell – RUNTIME: 20 minutes – WINNER Best Short Film

In November of 1989, ROBERT LAZAR took his 1st polygraph test to prove his honesty about the fact that he back-engineered Alien Spacecraft from another world for the United States Military at a secret base called S-4 (near the infamous Area 51).

GEORGE KNAPP (Peabody Award winning Investigative Journalist) broke the story in an attempt to assure the safety of LAZAR. Being a Cosmic Whistleblower has its price, if you’re not careful. KNAPP will often say, “VET EVERY SOURCE”. Well, LAZAR has been vetted for over 25 years. His story has not changed, altered, or become more elaborate. LAZAR is telling YOU the truth. It’s up to you what you DO with that information.
With recent testimony by LAZAR, this short film gives a unique glimpse into the personas surrounding this EPIC saga… the most infamous UFO case of all time. The implications derived from his experiences are just starting to be realized.


Nano Man: Spacedrive by Jeremy Corbell – RUNTIME: 10 minutes

A military funded NanoPhysicist known for Advanced Propulsion Systems discovers mysterious forces while building a device intended for interstellar space travel.  This strange propulsion may provide hard physical proof for the existence of the Multiverse (a four-dimensional or higher reality).  The discovery would revolutionize not only our understanding of the known Universe and the physics that govern it, but would also exponentially expand the possibility of humanity becoming an interstellar spacefaring civilization.  The ultimate goal?  To become extraterrestrials.


Immaculate Deception by Jeremy Corbell – RUNTIME: 20 minutes

The “Godfather of Conspiracy” and former CIA pilot, John Lear (disinherited heir to the Lear Jet aviation empire) takes us on a journey down the rabbit hole. With unprecedented access to this enigmatic man and those who surround him, the world has yet to hear these philosophies and confessions.
An undaunted explorer who investigates not only the stars but, more importantly, the human heart. A testament to the power of curiosity, and a blueprint of how to weaponize it.

Many hale John Lear as a courageous prophet of truth. Many more besmirch him as a charlatan and a kook. John will entertain either.


Long Form Category (over 60 minutes)


Australien Skies by Don Meers – RUNTIME: 74 minutes

Follow documentary maker Don Meers as he traces the footsteps of controversial Ufologist Damien john Nott over a fascinating four-day journey; exploring the occurrence of UFO sightings, what they mean and Damien’s own attraction to the phenomena…on the phenomena’s attraction to him.


Packing for Mars by Screen Addiction/Tonia Madenford – RUNTIME: 120 minutes – WINNER People’s Choice

Inspired by a 1970’s science fiction novel entitled ALTERNATIVE 3, one man, armed with nothing but a camera and an open mind, sets forth on a journey to reveal the truth behind what may well be one of the most startling secrets: An elite group is said to be secretly building an exclusive off-world survival colony on planet Mars. Credible individuals have begun to emerge claiming to have been actual Mars recruits including the great granddaughter of a historically significant American president.


Marilyn Monroe Declassified by Paul Davids – RUNTIME: 96 minutes – WINNER Best Feature Film

“The lady who knew too much,” and her threat to reveal highly classified information she learned from her lover, JFK, put her in a situation reminiscent of today’s Edward Snowden. She was bugged, wiretapped and followed after marrying Jewish leftists writer Arthur Miller. A CIA document implies she knew classified information on UFOs – and she was murdered. This documentary is the unabridged facts.


UFOs From Outer Space by Jose Escamilla – RUNTIME: 81:01 minutes

Since the 1950s, NASA has been filming and photographing UFOs. During the test flights of the X-15, MASA has told test pilots to look for and film UFOs. This film reveals incredible footage taken in space by NASA on Mars, Pluto, Comet 67p and more.


Willow: The Reed Family UFO Case by Lori Wagner, Digital Films – RUNTIME: 64:34 minutes

This video encapsulates the four major UFO events that members of the Reed family experienced between the years 1954 and 1969. It also portrays how these strange experiences with extraterrestrial beings affected the family. In addition to the family members being affected, there were three questionable deaths associated with this case.

Perhaps most significant to the Reed family UFO case, is the United States inducting their 1969 incident into the Great Barrington, Massachusetts Historical Society. This is the first UFO case to EVER be deemed historically significant and true by the United States government.

This recognition alone makes this the most important UFO case in history.


Past Winners

View winners from past EBE Film Festivals.