The film's site adds the synoptic guts: "With budgets to fight the war reaching billions and arrests for simple possession skyrocketing to nearly a million annually, the debate over marijuana's legality has reached epic proportions…. 'The Culture High' raises the stakes with some of today's biggest names, unprecedented access to footage previously unobtainable, and incredibly moving testimonials from both sides of the spectrum."
Concerns about the drug war are on the rise, especially when we consider the broad reach of other recent docs. This uptick in quality features addressing the issue has undoubtedly opened the minds of many to the darker history of federal prohibition efforts in this country – it's no wonder so few Americans still think such a war is actually winnable.
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via Eagle Entertainment (released Oct. 17)
+ Directed by Brett Harvey