Caucasus Kino #1: Welcome to Chechnya (2020)

Credit: David France, HBO Films

“It’s not about the country. We fled because of the people. It happens in every country. A person gets some power…and starts abusing it.”

This review is spoiler-free.

TW/CW: Welcome to Chechnya is as much a film as it is a call to action. This documentary features uncensored depictions and detailed discussions of torture, extrajudicial kidnappings, “honor