Cannabis Will Set You Free

by Miha Čelar

Konoplja osvobaja, 2022, documentary, digital DCP, 1,77:1 (16:9), c, 81 min
Finished
SI, HR, MK

Cannabis Sets You Free is a documentary essay about activists from Slovenia, former Yugoslavia and other EU and world wide countries who have dedicated their lives to cannabis use. While some have fallen foul of the law, all of them have somehow gone down the road of the cannabis revolution.

screenwriter
Miha Čelar
director
Miha Čelar
producer
Miha Čelar
co-producers
Tamara Babun, Vladimir Stojčevski, Goran Stojilković
executive producers
Sašo Kolarič, Iztok Šuc Hribar, Mateja Erika Smisl, Lidija Zajec
lead animator
Gregor Kocjančič
animators
Črt Kovač, Grega Praček
director of photography
Miha Tozon
music composer
Rambo Amadeus
film editor
Jure Klavora
production designer
Miha Čelar
sound designer
Gašper Loborec
featuring
Rambo Amadeus, Lara Tanšek, Vukašin Krstić, Janko Pirc
production
Astral film
co-production
RTV Slovenija, Wolfgang i Dolly, AWARD Film & Video
in collaboration with
Film Studio Viba Film, Produkcijska skupina MANGART, Kerozin
co-funding
Slovenian Film Centre
distribution
Astral film

ASTRAL FILM

Miha Čelar
miha.celar@gmail.com

Miha Čelar

The director, writer and producer Miha Čelar (1970) focuses on creative, cross-media documentary films with social topics. He is the founder of Astral Film, a pocket Slovenian production house working on the development, (co-)production and distribution of cinematographic and television projects. Čelar’s filmography since 2010 includes six documentaries: Sons of Bora (2021), Kameleoni – The Beatles of Former Yugoslavia (2019), iIsland (2018), Codelli (2017), Irene, Goodnight (2017), Tatjana in Motherland (2015), Re-Inventing the Wheel (2015), and A Beautiful Mind (2014).