The Lightsaber And It’s Legacy Highlighted In New Documentary Hosted By Star Wars Icon
Just days ahead of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere, you can finally watch a film devoted entirely to the “elegant weapon for a more civilized age.”
Hosted by Mark Hamill, Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel is an SC featured documentary that delves into the history, the duels and the evolution of the famed laser sword. The film explores the Kendo roots of Jedi lightsaber fighting and features interviews with George Lucas, John Boyega, stunt coordinators on the films, martial-arts experts and more.
The trailer for the film is quite stirring and may prove to be the perfect appetizer for the The Force Awakens which premieres just three days later. Take a look here…
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