WELCOME TO CHECHNYA

WELCOME TO CHECHNYA comes as a powerful and eye-opening documentary about a group of activists risking their lives to confront the ongoing anti-LGBTQ persecution in the repressive and closed Russian republic of Chechnya.
With unfettered access and a commitment to protecting anonymity, this documentary exposes Chechnya’s under-reported atrocities while highlighting a group of people who are confronting brutality head-on. The film follows these LGBTQ activists as they work undercover to rescue victims and provide them with safe houses and visa assistance to escape persecution.

Country

USA

Year

2020

Genre

Documentary

Duration

107 min

Director

David France

Written By

David France, Tyler H. Walk

Camera

Askold Kurov, Derek Wiesehahn

Editing

Tyler H. Walk

Production

Alice Henty, Joy A. Tomchin, Askold Kurov, David France

When

18 September 2020, 19:30

Where

Central State Film Archive

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