Drug War Vigil Film Festival Seeking Submissions 3/7/03

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The 2nd Annual Drug War Vigil Film Festival is seeking entries for a contest and screening to take place this May. The festival is sponsored by the Drug War Vigil Memorial Group, a collective of five medical marijuana patients dedicated to ending the war on drugs.

Entries must be registered by March 14, and are due by April 14. They should be 30 minutes or less, on any topic related to cannabis, drugs and the drug war, submitted only on VHS tape, Hi-8 or digital 8. The films will be screened and judged by participants at the Cannabis Culture Toker's Bowl, May 1-4, in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The first place Grand Prize is $2,000 US, and cash prizes totaling $2,700 US will be awarded for the top four runner-up films. Other runners-up shown on pot-tv.net will receive honorariums of up to $250 US.

Entries should be sent to: D.W.V. c/o BCMP Bookshop, 307 W. Hastings, Vancouver, BC V6B 1H6, Canada. E-mail [email protected] for further information.

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