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The New York Times

Deepfake Technology Enters the Documentary World

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Documentary Magazine

Digital Disguise: 'Welcome to Chechnya''s Face Veil Is a Game Changer in Identity Protection

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Associated Press

Using ‘face doubles,’ new HBO doc captures LGBTQ purge

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Huffpost

How ‘Welcome To Chechnya’ Designed New Technology To Document Queer Persecution

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Fast Company

How AI came to protect the LGBTQ subjects in HBO’s ‘Welcome to Chechnya

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Associated Press

New documentary cloaks anonymous sources in ‘face doubles

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VOX | RECODE

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Welcome To Chechnya follows an underground network trying to save the lives of Russia’s gay citizens

By Noel Murray (Grade: A-)
INDIEWIRE

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ Review: David France’s Third LGBTQ Rights Film Is Devastatingly Brave

By Jude Dry (Grade: B+)
LOS ANGELES TIMES

Review: When Chechnya came for its LGBTQ citizens, these brave activists stepped up

By Kevin Crust (Positive)
THE NEW YORK TIMES

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ Review: A Vital Indictment of Mass Persecution

By Jeannette Catsoulis (Positive; NYT Critic’s Pick)
THE NEW YORK TIMES (print)

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ Review: A Vital Indictment of Mass Persecution

By Jeannette Catsoulis (Positive; NYT Critic’s Pick)
NPR | FRESH AIR

'Welcome To Chechnya' Chronicles Abuses Against Its LGBTQ Citizens

By Justin Chang
ROGEREBERT.COM

Welcome to Chechnya Review

By Monica Castillo (Rating: 3 ½ out of 4 Stars)
ROLLING STONE

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ Review: Doc on LGBTQ Persecution Is Urgent Wake-Up Call

By David Fear (Rating: 3 ½ out of 5 stars)
SALON

HBO's chilling "Welcome to Chechnya" depicts the heroism of ordinary people caught in an LGBTQ purge

By Melanie McFarland (Positive)
VANITY FAIR

Welcome to Chechnya Turns Its Cameras onto a Brutally Homophobic Regime

By K. Austin Collins (Positive)
VARIETY

‘Welcome to Chechnya’: Film Review

By Guy Lodge (Positive)
VARIETY (print)

‘Welcome to Chechnya’: Film Review

By Guy Lodge (Positive)
THE WRAP

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ Film Review: LGBT Refugees Flee Violence in Gripping Documentary

By Alonso Duralde (Positive)

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