november, 2020

18nov(nov 18)12:0022(nov 22)12:00welcome
to chechnya
director: david franceinfo:documentary | 106’

Event Details

in 2017, reports about persecution, torture and assassination of lgbtiq* people in chechnya made waves in the international press. ramzan kadyrov, chechen leader, who is strongly backed by the kremlin, denied all accusations and even the existence of queer people in chechnya. david france’s film is dedicated to the work of a moscow based group of activists, who have come together to save queer lives and smuggle people out of chechnya. using deepfake technology and with the support of volunteers, who „lent“ their faces to those affected, the film allows to maintain the activists‘ anonymity.

documentary / 2020 / 107min
usa
director david france
writer david france, tyler h. walk
producers alice henty, joy a. tomchin, askold kurov, david france
camera askold kurov, derek wiesehahn
editor tyler h. walk
cast david isteev, olga baranova, maxim lapunov
language & subs ru, ce, en ov + en subs

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