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The Wake of Light is a romantic drama about a young woman slowly losing hope while caring for her aging 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 come with him. Now it's time for her to make a choice.

Starring Rome Brooks and Matt Bush (from TV Series The Goldbergs)

Written and Directed by Renji Philip

"A film from the heart. Beautifully told and beautifully acted. A touching rite of passage."

Thom Noble

Academy and BAFTA Award Winning Editor

Thelma and Louise

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*WINNER - PLATINUM AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE FILM - WORLDFEST-HOUSTON
*WINNER - BEST DOMESTIC FEATURE FILM - MARIETTA FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST DIRECTOR FOR RENJI PHILIP - MARIETTA FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST DIRECTOR FOR RENJI PHILIP - SILICON BEACH FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE FOR ROME BROOKS- MARIETTA FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE FOR MATT BUSH- MARIETTA FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR FOR MATT BUSH - WORLDFEST-HOUSTON
*NOMINATED - BEST LEAD ACTRESS FOR ROME BROOKS - HOBOKEN FILM FESTIVAL
*NOMINATED - MAVERICK AWARD IN INDIE FILM - METHODFEST FILM FESTIVAL
*NOMINATED - BEST LEAD ACTRESS FOR ROME BROOKS - CHRISTIAN FILM FESTIVAL
*NOMINATED - BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR FOR WILLIAM MORTON - MARIETTA FILM FESTIVAL
*NOMINATED - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR RAINER LIPSKI - MARIETTA FILM FESTIVAL
*NOMINATED - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR RAINER LIPSKI - HOBOKEN FILM FESTIVAL
*SPECIAL MENTION - OUTSTANDING SCREENPLAY - RAMSGATE FILM FESTIVAL, UK
"A film of immense charm, humor, and hope - a touching story about family and friendship bolstered by powerhouse performances across the board." 

Logan Taylor - Film Programmer

SXSW, Fantasticfest, Methodfest

"A deeply moving visual film that deftly interweaves love, fear, beauty, nature and hope." 
Carrie Newman
Filmtreat
"THE WAKE OF LIGHT renders a visual treat that touches hearts to re-awaken hope and love in the midst of everyday  life." 
Kathleen Haney - Program Director
Worldfest-Houston
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*WINNER - AUDIENCE FAVORITE - KNOXVILLE FILM FESTIVAL