California’s Cannabis Culture

Posted in Film, Short Films
By Sam Bathe on 19 Oct 2010

Shot by Amanda Van West for her final MA International Broadcast Journalism dissertation project at the University of Westminster, her documentary explores California’s cannabis culture; the story of the people fighting for it, the people fighting against it, the people selling it, the people making it less taboo, and the people who were around when the whole scene started.

In November 2010, Californians will be voting on whether or not to legalize marijuana for recreational use. If passed, California will become the first US state to end marijuana prohibition. The documentary was filmed around northern California from May-June 2010.

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