Due to COVID-19 restrictions a women’s prison in the Latvian capital, Riga, and a farm were among the unlikely venues for a Russian documentary film festival. ArtDocFest is held in Moscow every year, but amid growing repression and intimidation began holding events in Riga in 2014. This year’s top prize winner was Silent Voice, the story of a gay Chechen MMA fighter who fled to Belgium after getting death threats.
Latvian Prison, Farm Showcase Russian Films At ArtDocFest
May 5, 2021 | Radio Free Europe | Shares: 1