THE HEMP REVOLUTION PART 1 OF 4
The Hemp Revolution tells the amazing and little known story of the Hemp plant. Hemp, probably the first plant ever to be cultivated, was among the world’s largest agricultural crops until the 1800’s.
This feature documentary explores the plant’s facinating history, it’s thousands of uses, the economic and cultural forces behind its prohibition, and its modern potential to solve major environmental problems.
Hemp, together with bio-technologies presented in this film, offer a visionary yet practical solutions that could help solve many of our current environmental problems including energy, medicine, food and clothing, etc.
Featuring top scientists, academics and professionals from around the world.
Award-winning documentarian Anthony Clarke presents a broad, balanced history of the versatile hemp plant, only one of whose myriad uses is its notorious consumable by-product, marijuana. The various interviewees consider the plant's industrial applications, its effect on society, and both sides of the "war on drugs."