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Variety tabs Denver filmmaker as documentarian to watch in 2015

Denver filmmaker Mitch Dickman was one of Variety's "10 Documakers to Watch in 2015."

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If you'd told director Mitch Dickman last month that his documentary "Rolling Papers," would have national distribution just hours after making its world premiere, he might well have asked you what you were smoking. "It was one of those fairy-tale experiences of selling your film at the afterparty," he says of the film's SXSW bow, which saw it picked up by Alchemy. "Rolling Papers" follows the aftermath of Colorado's legalization of recreational marijuana, and rather than simply titter around the issue, Dickman's film zeroed in on the Denver Post's Ricardo Baca, who was named editor of the paper's first marijuana section, dubbed the Cannabist

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