by Andy Cush
Seventy-year-old painter David Huggins was first abducted by aliens when he was eight, he says in the documentary trailer below. He’s met many more beings in the years since then, but one stands out: Crescent, the extraterrestrial woman who took his virginity.
Love and Saucers, by filmmaker Brad Abrahams, tells the story of Huggins, who seems to understand the impossibility of his situation but sincerely believe it nonetheless. The Hoboken-based artist has made many surreal, cartoonish paintings of his experiences. Some depict violence; others are erotically charged:
Convenient for Huggins that while the male aliens are pretty much your standard little grey men, the women’s bodies look basically human. The full documentary, according to Abrahams, is still a work in progress.