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Weedman

16 months in jail. No conviction.

Videos

Weedman (Official Trailer)

Overview

Genre
Social Issues, Contemporary Issues, and Current Affairs
Synopsis

When a cannabis activist opened a marijuana-themed cafe across from Trenton’s city hall, he wanted to make the statement that legal weed was around the corner. What Ed "NJWeedman" Forchion didn’t expect, was to serve nearly 16 months in jail without ever being convicted of a crime. Weedman is an 18 minute documentary about standing up for what you believe in, even in the face of police intimidation. Archival footage and interviews detail the escalation to a militarized police force, eventual raid, and subsequent witness tampering charges that were used to hold NJWeedman in jail.

Stage
finished
Running time
18 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Country
United States
Years of Production
2017 - 2019
Locations
Trenton, NJ

Distribution Details

Release year
2019
Festivals
DOC NYC, Indie Street Film Festival
Language
English

Photos

Weedman brian scully 1_thumb
Weedman brian scully 2_thumb

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