Star Wars Short Film 'Jakku: First Wave' Humanizes Imperial Stormtroopers

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Jakku: First Wave is a three-minute-and-a-half fan film, written and directed by Benjamin Eck, and it's centered around three Imperial Stormtroopers right before the Battle of Jakku. It opens with the background info about the battle: "During the Invasion of Jakku, nearly 7,000 Imperial Soldiers were part of an initial defense known as the 'First Wave'". The fan film aims to humanize the Stormtroopers, and it's good to see a fan film show their perspectives in a way that we've never really seen in an official Star Wars film before. Watch the short below: