The first task in the 30 Day Film Challenge taken from #FilmTwitter is:
1. Name the first movie you remember watching
The first movie I remember seeing was Star Wars Episode IV, A New Hope. This movie transformed my life, even though I didn’t realise that at the time. It was a first of many things for me; the first time I remember seeing a movie with my Dad (which is when his obsession with film and in particular, Star Wars became mine), the first time I knew what it was like to become totally enthralled with a fictional world, and the first time I’d ever seen a farm boy with golden hair and eyes as blue as the sky become a reluctant hero in a war in the stars.
It was truly a once in a life-time experience.
And since Star Wars and film are so prominent in my life, I decided to throw in a little motion art I made of this iconic Star Wars poster designed and painted by Tom Jung in 1977:
You can check out my list here on Letterboxd.