The Prophet and the Space Aliens

Directed by Yoav Shamir
84 mins
Israel, Austria, South Africa



“The Prophet and The Space Aliens" follows Rael, who after an alleged encounter with extraterrestrials - that appointed him the "last prophet" - became the founder and leader of the world’s biggest UFO religion. The story of this modern-day prophet and his ambitious attempts to venture into new territories in search of loyal followers, sheds light on the many themes and questions that religion and faith lay bare.


Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, Greece, 2020

CPH:Dox, Denmark, 2020

Docaviv International Documentary Film Festival, Israel, 2020

Doc Edge Film Festival, New Zealand, 2020

Fantasia Film Festival, Canada, 2020

Odessa International Film Festival, Ukraine 2020

Docville International Documentary Film Festival, Belgium 2020

Durban International Film Festival, South Africa 2020

DocsMX, Mexico 2020

Chicago International Film Festival, USA, 2020


Currently not for distribution in South Africa