Welcome to Chechnya
This searing investigative work shadows a group of activists risking unimaginable peril to confront the ongoing anti-LGBTQ pogrom raging in the repressive and closed Russian republic. Unfettered access and a remarkable approach to protecting anonymity exposes this under-reported atrocity — and an extraordinary group of people confronting evil.
“A documentary that plays like a chilling undercover thriller.”JUSTIN CHANG, NPR
Critic’s Pick! “A moving and vital indictment of mass persecution.” JEANETTE CATSOULIS, THE NEW YORK TIMES
“An illuminative work that never feels entirely safe, placing the observer in the midst of its subjects in moments where not even they can be entirely sure they'll make it.” MELANIE MCFARLAND, SALON