In a groundbreaking move for Zimbabwe, the world is set to witness the mysterious and awe-inspiring encounters that unfolded in 1994 through the lens of a captivating Netflix documentary titled ‘Encounters.’
This unique film not only delves into the unexplained phenomenon that occurred at a Zimbabwean school but also showcases the nation’s rich cultural tapestry and the resilience of its people.
In 1994, something extraordinary happened at a school in Zimbabwe.
Over 60 children claimed to have seen strange beings and a craft that landed near their playground.
They described the beings as having large heads, big eyes, and wearing tight black suits.
They said they felt a telepathic communication from them, warning them about the dangers of technology and the future of the planet.
Their accounts were met with scepticism and disbelief at the time, but astonishingly, all these years later, the witnesses maintain their stories.
Now, almost 30 years later, a Netflix documentary titled ‘Encounters’ revisits this remarkable event and tracks down the witnesses, who are now adults living in different parts of the world.
The documentary gives them a chance to share their memories and feelings about what they saw and how it affected their lives.
The film also explores the broader context of the phenomenon, featuring other cases of close encounters from around the world and interviews with experts and researchers.
The documentary is a groundbreaking achievement for Zimbabwe, as it is the first of its kind to focus on such an event in the country.
It is also a rare opportunity for the world to hear the voices of Zimbabweans who have a unique and compelling story to tell.