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The Wake of Light is a romantic drama about a young woman slowly losing hope while caring for her elderly father and their broken down farm.

One day she meets a charismatic young man on a cross-country road trip, who falls for her and asks her to join him on his journey.

In confronting the heart-rending decision to leave her father, she'll have to face the real issue keeping her from having a life of her own.

Starring Rome Brooks and Matt Bush (from the TV show "The Goldbergs")

AWARDS/NOMINATIONS

*WINNER - AUDIENCE FAVORITE - KNOXVILLE FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST OF THE FEST - ANGAELICA FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST DOMESTIC FEATURE FILM - COBB INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - PLATINUM AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE FILM - WORLDFEST HOUSTON
*WINNER - BEST FEATURE FILM - RENDEZVOUS FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST DIRECTOR - RENJI PHILIP - SILICON BEACH FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST DIRECTOR - RENJI PHILIP - COBB INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST DIRECTOR - RENJI PHILIP - RENDEZVOUS FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST LEAD ACTRESS - ROME BROOKS - CULVER CITY FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST LEAD ACTRESS - ROME BROOKS - WORLD MUSIC AND INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST LEAD ACTRESS - ROME BROOKS - COBB INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST LEAD ACTRESS - ROME BROOKS - RENDEZVOUS FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - MATT BUSH - WORLDFEST HOUSTON
*WINNER - BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - MATT BUSH - WORLD MUSIC AND INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - MATT BUSH - COBB INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST SCREENPLAY - RENJI PHILIP - WORLD MUSIC AND INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST FEATURE FILM - WORLD MUSIC AND INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - MAVERICK AWARD IN INDEPENDENT FILM - METHODFEST FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST LEAD ACTRESS - ROME BROOKS - HOBOKEN INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST LEAD ACTRESS - ROME BROOKS - CHRISTIAN INTL FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - WILLIAM MORTON - COBB INTL FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - RAINER LIPSKI - HOBOKEN INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - RAINER LIPSKI - COBB INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - RAINER LIPSKI - RENDEZVOUS FILM FESTIVAL
*SPECIAL MENTION FOR OUTSTANDING SCREENPLAY - RAMSGATE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, UK
*NOM - BEST ACTRESS "MONICA VITTI AWARD - ROME BROOKS - BLOWUP FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST DIRECTOR "TARKOVSKY AWARD" - RENJI PHILIP - BLOWUP FILM FESTIVAL

NICHES MARKETS

1. FANS OF THE TV SHOW "THE GOLDBERGS"
2. FEMALE BABY BOOMERS, SUBURBAN OR RURAL, SINGLE, WIDOWED, MARRIED
3. FEMALE CAREGIVERS, 30-65 yrs
4. ADVOCATES OF WOMEN EMPOWERMENT, FEMALE, 30-65 yrs
5. VALUES, FAITH MARKET AND FAMILY MARKET

QUOTES

"A film from the heart. Beautifully told and beautifully acted."
Thom Noble - Academy Award Winning Editor - THELMA AND LOUISE

"An illuminating film with resonant messages of hope and change."

Matt Brunson - Film Frenzy (Rotten Tomato Approved Critic)

"A film of immense charm, humor and hope." 

Logan Taylor - Film Programmer - SXSW

"Matt Bush is a refreshing change as a romantic lead."
Joel Fisher - BRWC  (Rotten Tomato Approved Critic)

"The Wake of Light has won a string of audience awards and it's easy to see why."
Daniel Eagan - Film Legacy (Rotten Tomato Approved Critic)
"I know Matt Bush from The Goldberg's. He's fantastic in this film."
Audience Member - Rendezvous Film Festival
"The film's stunning photography works perfectly."
Alejandro Turdo - EscribiendoCine  (Rotten Tomato Approved Critic)
"A visual treat that touches hearts to re-awaken hope .
Kathleen Haney - Program Director - Worldfest-Houston
"What an indie should be."
Tony Macklin - Las Vegas Film Critics Society  (Rotten Tomato Approved Critic)
"I loved seeing a female lead that was both kind and strong. Inspiring!"
Audience Member - Festival Angaelica