Let There Be Light

Jon K. Jones, Writer/Director 

Sloan Grant(s) Received:
2020, Sloan Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowship, SFFILM
2020, Production Award, Columbia University

Project Type: Short Film 

Genre: Historical Romantic Drama 

Length: 17 minutes 

Field of Science: Electrical Engineering 

Stage: Post-Production 


A Victorian-era love story based on the life of African-American inventor, engineer, Civil War veteran, poet and husband, Lewis H. Latimer, whose most notable achievement was creating the carbon filament for the incandescent light bulb.