Palm Springs Cannabis Film Festival & Summit

Apr 18, 2018 to Apr 22, 2018
2300 E Baristo Rd, Palm Springs, CA
Event Summary

With an ever-increasing diversity of people proclaiming its many virtues - from the fun and recreational to the medicinal, throughout college dorms and nursing homes - cannabis culture is evolving into the mainstream.  Yet it’s not without debate. Social attitudes, legal opinions, political agendas and medical research often collide. 

This new film festival and summit takes on the debate with a progressive attitude towards eroding stereotypes and clichés to discover the life-enhancing potential of this remarkable yet controversial plant.

Hear top cannabis policy makers, medical researchers and industry experts along with amazing films, culinary experiences and wellness events. Come discover the possibilities, learn about the legalities, talk about the issues and equip yourself with the real knowledge you need in this  brave new world of legal cannabis.

Event Schedule / Activities

List Calendar
Apr 18, 2018
8:30 am
Higher Ground Yoga Class
Cannabis Enhances Your Yoga Flow. Address will be sent post purchase.  (90 minutes)
Apr 19, 2018
8:30 am
Higher Ground Yoga Class
Cannabis Enhances Your Yoga Flow. Address will be sent post purchase.  (90 minutes)
10:00 am
Business Case: Cities and the Coachella Valley
Everything you need to know about local cannabis jurisdictions at the municipal level from the most canna-active Cities.  (90 minutes)
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Camelot Theatres
 
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1:00 pm
Business Case: The Legalities
Navigating the legalities within an emerging industry can be complicated.  (75 minutes)
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3:00 pm
Business Case: Cannabis- Insurance, Bonding, and Security
Learn about the unique insurance requirements and liability for retail canna-businesses, product manufacturers, dispensaries, growers, and property owners.  (80 minutes)
Apr 20, 2018
8:30 am
Higher Ground Yoga Class
Cannabis Enhances Your Yoga Flow. Address will be sent post purchase.  (90 minutes)
10:00 am
FILM: Rolling Papers
Film: Learn about the Denver Post and their first marijuana editor.  (120 minutes)
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1:00 pm
Business Case: Are You A Ganjapreneur?
Let the business adventure begin!  (90 minutes)
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1:00 pm
Terasu - Weaving Goddess opens the Celestial Gate
Film about the Japanese traditional hemp culture and hemp spinning.  (120 minutes)
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Camelot Theatres
 
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4:20 pm
420 Opening Night Films and Reception
Join us for our 420 Adventure. FILMS: Short: "Plant " by David Zlutnick and Flavia Cassani. Feature: '"Re-legalized, a journey into the re-legalization of cannabis" by Francesco Bussalai.
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Camelot Theatres
 
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Apr 21, 2018
8:30 am
Higher Ground Yoga Class
Cannabis Enhances Your Yoga Flow. Address will be sent post purchase.  (90 minutes)
10:00 am
State of California Keynote Speaker: Lori Ajax
Lori Ajax, Chief of California Bureau of Cannabis Control will discuss her job as Cannabis Czar of California and how up-to-date regulations effect the market in California.  (90 minutes)
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Camelot Theatres
 
CATEGORY
Business Case

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1:00 pm
Green Rush: The Retail Opportunities
For the owners of retail businesses, learn about the diversity of products available, emerging consumer trends, legal requirements, and the potential for growing revenues.  (90 minutes)
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1:15 pm
Medical Keynote Speaker - Dr. Ira Price
Topics to include: What strains are best for what ailment How can cannabis help with the opioid epidemic? Dosing. How can cannabis help me sleep? Cannabis and PTSD and much more.  (90 minutes)
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1:30 pm
Veterinarian, Dr. Gary Richter: Pets and Cannabis
Holistic veterinarian and scientist, Dr. Gary Richter helps dog and cat owners to navigate the thickey of treatment options and separates fact from fiction.  (90 minutes)
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Camelot Theatres
 
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3:00 pm
Green Rush- Hotels, Resorts, and Spas
Learn about the implications and the opportunities of cannabis-friendly lodging and resort services, from smoking policies to cannabis themed vacation experiences.  (90 minutes)
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Camelot Theatres
 
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3:15 pm
What's your Culture? Discussion about Agricultural Methods
Speaker Panel featuring: Swami Chaitanya and Nikki Lastreto from Swami Select, Brooke Sinclair, CEO of Bloomfield and Cody Henderson, Vice President and Chief Agricultural Officer, PS Safe Access.  (90 minutes)
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3:30 pm
Exploring Cannabis, Sex and Intimacy
Panel Speaker - Dr. Nick Karras (sexologist) is the creator of the Passionate High, Dr. Nick from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality (IASHS), with Alicia Rose founder of HerbaBuena,  (90 minutes)
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5:15 pm
Why is Hemp Newsworthy?
Panel Speakers - Patrick Goggin, Colleen Keahey, and Lawrence Serbin. Hemp is back and transforming agriculture, medicine, building materials, fuel, and food.  (90 minutes)
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5:30 pm
CBD and It's Amazing Healing Properties
Learn about the significant medicinal properties of CBD without getting "high".  (90 minutes)
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Camelot Theatres
 
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5:30 pm
Meet & Greet with Windy Borman
A multi-award-winning director and producer, as well the founder of DVA Productions. She is currently the Executive Producer and Director of "Mary Janes: The Women of Weed". Mix and mingle with Windy  (60 minutes)
7:15 pm
FILM: Mary Janes: The Women of Weed
Women are changing the face of today’s fastest growing industry - cannabis.  (105 minutes)
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7:30 pm
FILM: Saturday Night Shorts
A selection of Cannabis Lifestyle Short films.  (105 minutes)
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7:30 pm
FILM: The Emperor of Hemp
This documentary chronicles the life of Jack Herer and his struggle for enlightenment and awareness cannabis sativa a.ka. cannabis hemp.  (105 minutes)
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Apr 22, 2018
8:30 am
Higher Ground Yoga Class
Cannabis Enhances Your Yoga Flow. Address will be sent post purchase.  (90 minutes)
10:15 am
SHORT FILM: The Beginning Of The Road/ Veterans Panel
ILM: "Beginning of the Road" by Jeremiah Jake Thompson. The film discusses Veterans in California using cannabis to treat their PTSD. Speaker Panel - Veterans Affairs and the politics of pot.  (90 minutes)
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10:30 am
The Spirit Of The Plant
Opening Meditation with Allie Edison, RYT of Higher Ground Yoga. Speakers and Plant Wisdom Carriers.  (90 minutes)
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1:00 pm
Green Rush: Cannabis Tours
There are wine tours, brewery tours and now cannabis tours. Cannabis tourism in on the verge of becoming a very lucrative business across the globe.  (90 minutes)
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Camelot Theatres
 
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Green Rush

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1:15 pm
A Seniors Guide To Cannabis
What seniors should know about cannabis. Is it safe, effective, helpful for pain and Alzheimer's? Is it addictive and what are the options?  (90 minutes)
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Camelot Theatres
 
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1:30 pm
Talking To Your Teen- Marsha Rosenbaum Ph. D.
Speaker - Marsha Rosenbaum, Ph.D. Marsha Rosenbaum is director emerita of the San Francisco office of the Drug Policy Alliance, where she spearheaded DPA's work on youth and drugs.  (90 minutes)
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3:00 pm
Green Rush: Imagine The Possibilities
Thinking beyond the immediate opportunities, this is a visionary look into the future for people in the hospitality and tourism industry with an entrepreneurial spirit.  (90 minutes)
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Camelot Theatres
 
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Green Rush

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3:15 pm
Cannabis and Life Threatening Illnesses
Learn about cannabis as medicine and its application and promise in treating cancer symptoms, study and usage for HIV/AIDS and other life threatening illnesses.  (90 minutes)
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3:30 pm
Children and Cannabis: Dr. Frank D'Ambrosio
Reviewing evidence regarding cannabis and its impact on children with autism, epilepsy, and other life-threatening medical issues.  (90 minutes)
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5:15 pm
FILM : One Week and A Day
In the Jewish religion, a week of sitting Shiva (or mourning the deceased) is called for after a funeral. A married couple find themselves reacting to the end of Shiva in different ways.  (120 minutes)
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5:15 pm
Film: Leaf
An emotional look at the current medical cannabis framework as seen through the eyes of very sick children, their parents and those who break the law to care for them.  (105 minutes)
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Event Details

THREE PROGRAMS TO CHOOSE FROM: 

Film Festival & Summit: A variety of informative and entertaining sessions and film screenings that will be of interest to everyone. Here’s your chance to learn the latest, ask the experts and navigate your way through the world of legal cannabis. 

The Business Case: If you own, manage or are thinking of starting a cannabis or cannabis related business, this series of panel discussions will help you successfully navigate through the evolving regulations,  processes, permits and practical considerations for developing a thriving, sustainable business.

The Green Rush: Tourism is BIG business in the Coachella Valley. Cannabis tourism could be even bigger! This series focuses on information specific to the tourism industry. What does legal cannabis mean to tourism in the Coachella Valley? What does it mean to tourism-based businesses? Find out in this informative series.  

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2300 E Baristo Rd
2300 East Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA, 92262

Apr 18, 2018 to Apr 22, 2018
Organizer
Palm Springs Cultural Center
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