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This Star Wars Fan Film Is An Epic Trilogy Of Its Own

For A More Civilized Age

With all the technology at our fingertips these days, fans have the opportunity to expand their favorite universes and make them actually look professional. This new Star Wars fan film, A Light In The Darkness, has gone above and beyond the call of fan duty. 

The film was created by Director/Co-Writer & Producer Fed Wetherbee and Art Director/Co-Writer & Producer PJ Tamayo with an all volunteer cast and crew and takes place mostly 1 year BBY. That’s Before the Battle of Yavin or, before Star Wars: A New Hope, for those of you who aren’t familiar with the Galactic Standard Calendar.

A young boy watches the Jedi who saved his people be killed by the very clones who once fought by his side. Years later, as a member of a small insurgency against the empire he and his team hatch a new plan to take back their planet by drawing the attention of the newly formed rebel alliance.

Armed with the fallen Jedi’s light saber, he and his team battle to strike fear into the local imperial garrison, and overthrow their despotic governor. Their silent attacks give birth to a legend, and the people speak of a phantom Jedi whose spirit has returned.

As the story spreads they manage to draw attention to their forgotten corner of the galaxy, but who will arrive first, the rebel alliance or the empire?

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A Light In the Darkness official website and Facebook page.

(via GeeksAreSexy)

Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."

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