First Hope Film


Johnny loves Star Wars. Matter of fact, Johnny loves just about any movie he can get his hands on. On a summer afternoon he kicks back with Empire while his older sister Karen is left to babysit.

But when Johnny watches Princess Leia kiss Luke Skywalker, his curiosity sparks and he grapples with a confusing new feeling toward Karen. Meanwhile, Karen’s crush unexpectedly arrives at the house. While his sister hopes to share a first kiss with the boy of her dreams, Johnny hopes to understand his new feelings by earning a kiss of his own.

The First Hope is a short film directed by Jeremy David White. It’s a story of first love, first kisses, and first impressions embedded in the movies.