Hempen Road / chapter 1: Victoria (1996)

Hempen Road / chapter 1: Victoria (1996/7)

Hemp cannabis pioneer entrepreneurs in Victoria, Canada are featured in this chapter of 1996/7 documentary film in which host/producer Dave Olson (hello) visits with interesting characters including:

* Ian Hunter, Victoria Mayoral candidate & Sacred Herb shop

* Sarah Hannah Bedard, Sacred Herb shop

* Padra Ahmadi, Earthenware clothing

* Alice Bracegirdle, Zima Foods

* Eric Hughes, Zima Foods

* Odette Kalman, Ecosource Paper+++

Artifacts, Background, Technical notes at:

* Daveostory – https://daveostory.com/category/film-vids-docs/hempenroad-documentary/

* IMdb – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9839016/

View full-length documentary at:

Youtube – https://youtu.be/-zph6xDAc-g

Vimeo – https://vimeo.com/122077349

Reelhouse – https://www.reelhouse.org/uncleweed/hempenroad/

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  • Filmed 1996
  • Released 1997
  • Digitized 2007
  • Chapter Edit 2020

thanks for Pete Word and Bread Rees for various archiving assists

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Additional chapters include:

  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Olympia, WA, USA
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada

with entrepreneurs, activists, scientists, farmers, pioneers etc.

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With Special Dedication To:

  • Ian Hunter (rip)
  • Robert Lunday (rip)
  • Eiji Masuda (rip)

Fondly, daveo / Okayama, Japan, March 2020