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Prelude to Axanar (2014)

Various retired leaders discuss their experiences of The Four Years War, a war between Star Fleet and The Klingons, and the build up to a battle at Axanar that caused a major turning point in the war.

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Prelude to Axanar is an independent Star Trek project that tells the story of Captain Kirk's hero, Garth of Izar, during the war between the Federation and the Klingon Empire. It is shot as a documentary and is the back story for the forthcoming feature 'Axanar'. Prelude to Axanar received $ 101,000 in a successful Kickstarter campaign and the finished film helped the Axanar team raise $ 638,000 in their second Kickstarter for the upcoming feature film.

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This movie was a Kickstarter project. See more »

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Captain Kelvar Garth: We didn't sign up to be warriors. That's not what Starfleet is about. We proved that we could do what we needed to do to defend the Federation.
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Independent Star Trek At It's Best!! Watch It, Join It!
22 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What's amazing is not that it is such a wonderfully produced, well acted, and beautifully shot film (which it certainly is). It's that it was done with loving care on a budget of less than what probably most TV ads cost nowadays to make. The producers, director, actors, cgi/special effects, photography director, and crew are all long time Hollywood professionals. They made an independent short film on their own terms, visualizing the Star Trek universe as they see it. Which seeing the support they're receiving from the fan base, I'd say they've succeeded. I gave it a 9/10 only because I wish it was longer, Ha. I guess I'll have to wait for the movie....Star Trek: Axanar!


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