Production status: Production began in February, 2010, wrapped in early 2011. Film is now complete and will premier in April 2014.
Genre: Cinema-verite documentary
Shooting format: HD video
Camera: Panasonic HVX 200
Length: 82 minutes
Projection formats available: BluRay
Geographic scope: Southern Humboldt County and Northern Mendocino County in Northwest California, USA.
Director/Producer/Writer/Cinematography: Mikal Jakubal
Editor: Gretta Wing Miller/Downtown Dailies
Post Sound: Aarick Beher
Cast: Blossom, Jory, Kim, Syreeta
Appearances by: Amber Dawn Robinson, Sgt. Kenny Swithenbank, Dan Brewer, the truck driver.
Music: The Camo Cowboys.
The title: One Good Year comes from an oft-repeated phrase around Southern Humboldt that goes something like this:
I need one good year and then I’m going to quit growing weed and follow my dream of […..].
Story synopsis: The film follows four small-scale medical marijuana growers over the course of a year in the hills of Southern Humboldt County.