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039: Welcome to Chechnya

We talk about Welcome to Chechnya, a powerful new documentary about the danger facing the LGBTQ+ community in that part of the world.
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039: Welcome to Chechnya
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Today’s film is Welcome to Chechnya, a powerful new documentary about the danger facing the LGBTQ+ community in that part of the world. The film details what’s going on there and follows a group of activists as they work to rescue people from the country. Welcome to Chechnya is streaming now on HBO Max.

My guest is filmmaker (and my childhood best friend!) Dyar Bentz. He fills us in on his exciting new documentary project Pedal South before we dig into today’s film.

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Andrew Sweatman

Andrew Sweatman

Andrew is a writer, podcaster, and film lover who wants to help people think critically about movies. He lives in central Arkansas with his wife Allison and two children, Rosie & Beau. Andrew is the Senior Editor at Arthouse Garage and a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA). Find him at ArthouseGarage.com and on Twitter and Instagram: @ArthouseGarage.

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