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Lifers Madness The Movie

"Lifers" is a six-part documentary project and we welcome you to Episode One, focusing on non-violent criminals stuck in the prison system for life without parole for 3-Strikes, marijuana-related charges. True Stories Told by those imprisoned for their belief in Marijuana.
Free the non violent prisoners and Free the Plant!!!

  • Jeff Eichen
  • Jeff Eichen
  • Jeff Eichen
  • Tommy Chong
    Key Cast
    Up In Smoke
  • Jeff Mizanskey
    Key Cast
    Im Jail for Pto for 21.9 Years
  • Dr Rafael Machulum
    Key Cast
    86 year old world leader in Cannabis medicine research- Israel
  • Landin Riddle
    Key Cast
    Headl from Brain Cancer w/ the assist of Cannabis- 8 years old.
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    1 hour 29 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 2, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    15,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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    United States
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Director Biography - Jeff Eichen

Jeff Eichen Biography

Jeff Eichen born in California 1958.

Jeff Eichen At 17 year’s young studied Photography with Ansel Adams the Yosemite workshop. Jeff went to Carmel to study with Brett Weston and then Bernard Freemesser at the University of Oregon in 1976. 1980 Jeff met Byron Pinigar of Port Hadlock WA. And moved to the Netherlands to teach Photography with him as a Teacher’s assistant and Exchange Student.

Upon returning to the States, Jeff moved to Los Angeles to pursue a professional career in Architectural photography for over 15 years.
Never leaving his Art behind, Jeff had several Art shows through the years. After a successful professional career in the mid to late 90’s Jeff returned to teaching Middle School photography in Topanga Canyon for 3 years.

1995 Jeff self taught himself Photoshop and was hired in 2001 in a large Digital Studio in Los Angeles making museum quality Giclee Prints for Commercial installations and interior Art. Jeff’s work has been displayed all over the world in Art Galleries and Commercial spaces.

Jeff now currently lives in Port Townsend and peruses his life as a digital Artist, Instructor and Professional photographer. Since Jeff’s Birthday in 2015 Jeff while chatting with Sharon Whitson, director of the Seattle HempFest learned of their sponsorship for 2 Lifers in prison for 3-Strikes Cannabis. I now dedicate my career and life to filmmaking and telling true
Stories about Lifers for the War On Drugs.

Jeff "Eichen Imagine Photography" 1815 Hill St. Port Townsend WA. 98368 360-774-2235

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Free the Non-Violent Prisoners~Free the Plant!