The festival takes place May 28-June 3 in Ibiza, Spain, and it will focus on four categories of pot films: features, documentaries, short subjects, and cultivation.
The organizer, High Times editor Steven Hager, says theres a need for a cannabis-oriented film festival, especially for how-to-grow videos, but sadly, its not taken seriously.
He expects at least 12 films will compete for the coveted Golden Leaf award, including AKA Tommy Chong, a documentary about the comedians arrest and incarceration for selling a bong.
Films will be accepted for consideration until May 1, and Hager expects the film festival to be a huge hit and credits that, in part, to its location.
As he puts it, Spain has completely decriminalized marijuana so people will be able to partake while watching the films.
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