Welcome to Chechnya Film Discussion

The Advocates for Human Rights and our co-sponsors are proud to present a discussion of the film Welcome to Chechnya, featuring director David France and staff of the Moscow Community Center for LGBT+ Initiatives (MCC).

Sign up with the form below for a post-film discussion with Academy Award-nominated director David France, MCC staff, and Amy Bergquist. The discussion will be held via Zoom on June 24 at 8:00pm CDT. Audience members will be able to submit questions for panelists during the discussion.

Registration for the virtual screening of Welcome to Chechnya is closed. You can still register for the post-film discussion.

About the film

Welcome to Chechnya is "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." Read more about the film, which premieres June 30, on HBO's website.

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