the mainstream press has picked up on the 40-minute long amateur production "Star Wars: Revelations" due to the relatively huge budget and quality special effects. don't expect it to be up-to-snuff with a real LucasFilm movie, but for the fan film niche (sci-fi geeks paying tribute to their favorite movies) it sounds pretty unique.
i'm grabbing it off of a newsgroup at the moment, as the main host's bandwidth is all tapped out.
here are some links.
news story with general info about "Revelations":
news story about its theater showing in baltimore:
and here's the homepage: