Independent filmmakers and Georgia State University alumni Noel Braham and Pokey Spears, devoted “Star Wars” fans, directed and produced the below fan-made film, “Star Wars: Exile – Episode 1.”
An entirely fan-made story set within the “Star Wars” universe, here’s the official synopsis: Jedi around the galaxy are being viciously hunted and killed by the evil Galactic Empire. Aware of the imminent danger, Jedi Master Boemana Tora played by Georginna Savoye and her Padawan Makal Lori (Noel Braham), flee to the outer rim systems close to the planet of Lothal. The story begins with a dangerous chase on the planet of Endor, as the plot develops, the evil Inquisitor (Pokey Spears), a sith assassin, is sent to hunt and kill Jedi around the galaxy and those who are force sensitive.
The short was filmed on a two-day production schedule on location and was created with a limited budget with few resources, per the filmmakers. They add that the project has a very diverse cast and the two leads are both from Jamaica.
Prior to its online debut in 2016, “Star Wars: Exile” screened theatrically in independent theaters in Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA, attracting over 500 enthusiastic guests!
You can bookmark the project’s website at www.starwarsexile.com for future updates.
Watch the first episode below: