L'Ateneu d'Innovació Digital i Democràtica
Film Cycle Docs Hedy Lamarr 2023: Welcome to Chechnya
Door opening: 21.00
IdiomaOriginal version with Catalan subtitles
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Since 2016, Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of Chechnya, has orchestrated a campaign aimed at "blood cleansing" the LGBTQ+ individuals in Chechnya, involving the arrest, torture, and execution of dissidents. Welcome to Chechnya delves into the daily lives of a group of activists who employ their own methods of resistance.
Documentarians courageously put their lives at risk to shed light on these underreported atrocities, while safeguarding the identity of the victims by utilizing deepfake techniques to alter their faces.
Thais Ruiz de Alda is a technologist, founder and Executive Director of DigitalFems, a non-profit organization that provides services related to diversity and gender policies to technological companies, public administrations and organizations. Recently, she has been invited to the UN as an expert. He has developed his entire career in the digital and technological field since 1999.
- David France, United States, 2020
- 1h 47min, +12, Original version with Catalan subtitles
Docs Hedy Lamarr 2023
Cinema, science, technology, and feminism go hand in hand in the documentary film series Docs Hedy Lamarr 2023, which takes place at Canòdrom - Ateneu d'Innovació Democràtica during the month of June. This third edition is led by stories of activists who raise their voices against power and rely on technology and the strength of citizen organization to claim their rights.
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