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She's never seen Star Wars — and today she's tweeting all 17.5-hours' worth

She's never seen Star Wars — and today she's tweeting all 17.5-hours' worth

CBC Arts associate producer joins fans watching all 7 films, marathon-style

Lise Hosein (left) has never seen Star Wars. Will she survive watching all seven movies in a row? (Photo: Reuters/Charles Platiau; photo illustration: CBC Arts)

CBC Arts associate producer Lise Hosein has never seen any of the Star Wars films — maybe it's been on in a room where she's been, but she's never paid much attention. So when the chance came up for her to watch all seven instalments including Star Wars: The Force Awakens — that's nearly 17 and a half hours of lightsaber battles, bleeping droids and awkward brother-sister sexual tension  — she tentatively stepped up to the plate. "What's the difference between a Wookiee and an Ewok?," she asked, with tongue only somewhat in cheek. May the force, and stamina, be with her.

Follow Lise's live-tweeting of her reactions in the feed below, and send her support @cbcarts on twitter, or use the hashtag #17hourStarWars to reminisce about your first taste of the dark side...

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