Seeking filmmakers to capture the exciting and rapidly evolving role of cannabis in Maine and the world. After all, where else can you go and tour 9 different countries and dozens of internationally known cities without even leaving the state?

Canna-Mation. Canna-Medicine. Canna-Manufacturing.

The mission of MCFF is to provide exposure to and education about cannabis as well as celebrate the long standing and ever evolving role cannabis had, has and will have in Maine and the world.

A by-product of this annual event is to draw attention to Maine; an innovative community of growers, processors, caregivers, doctors, and many other creative individuals involved in the cannabis industry, especially in the craft of filmmaking.

The Golden Leaf *: Best film overall.

The Purple Inflorescence *: Best film capturing sustainable industry growth or practice.

The Granite Calyx*: Best film focusing on life improvement with cannabis.
Best film focusing on life impairment with cannabis.

Katahdin Trichrome*: Best film with the joint theme;
"Maine The Way Life Should Be / The Way Life Is"

Ali Baba Lou*: Best film focused on oils, resins, rosins, waxes, distillates or edibles.

Weed Wardrobe and Glamor*: Best use of cannabis in costuming, fashion or make-up

Weed Porn*: Best in Class

{awards and prizes must be picked up in person due to the fact First Place and/or the Great Grand Prize is a Prime Pound of freshly plucked pot. After all, this is a cannabis event.}

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Overall Rating
  • George Wada

    Nice to be an "official selection" to a film festival.

    October 2018