Patrick Read Johnson is making a film called 5-25-77 that follows a group of kids on Star Wars‘ opening night. The picture is close to the finish line, but Johnson needs more money to finish it. To raise that money he’s doing an unusual road show, presenting the cut as it currently stands at movie- and geek-friendly locations like Devil’s Tower, in the hopes of finding new fans and donors.

Because this is 2012, the journey is being chronicled, and that chronicle is becoming a parallel film, Hearts of Dorkness. The trailer for that, which is also a pitch for Johnson’s primary effort, is below, and worth a look. Read More »