Seattle Hempfest 2011 on Video – Part 1

CANNABIS CULTURE – Our cameras were rolling at the 20th Anniversary of the world’s largest marijuana and hemp ‘protestival’, Seattle Hempfest. This is Part 1 of our video collection.

Cannabis Culture was in Seattle for all three days of the festival from August 19 – 21 and caught some rousing speeches and groovy performances on film.

See over 500 photos taken at the event in our Seattle Hempfest 2011 Photo Gallery.

Seattle Hempfest Director Vivian McMeak on the Event’s 20th Anniversary

Co-founder and Executive Director of Seattle Hempfest Vivian McPeak talks about the 20th Anniversary celebration of the event on the main stage on Saturday, August 20. Recorded by Jeremiah Vandermeer.

Congressman Dennis Kucinich at Seattle Hempfest 2011

US Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich gave a passionate speech comparing the cannabis legalization movement to past popular movements that fought for minority’s, women’s and worker’s rights. Kucinich spoke on the main stage on Saturday, August 20. Recorded by Jodie Emery and Jeremiah Vandermeer.

Roger Goodman at Seattle Hempfest 2011

Democratic member of the Washington House of Representatives Roger Goodman spoke in support of marijuana legalization in the Hemposium tent on Friday, August 19. Roger will be running for Congress in the next election. Vist his website: Recorded by Jeremiah Vandermeer.

Jodie Emery Speaks at Seattle Hempfest 2011

CC‘s own Jodie Emery gaves a passionate speech about the US imprisonment of her Canadian husband Marc Emery on the main stage on Saturday, August 20. Recorded by MOX News.

See more videos in Part 2 and Part 3 of CC‘s Seattle Hempfest 2011 video collection.