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Young Vision Competition Human Rights

Belgian premiere


Synopsis :


Khavaj, a young and hopeful Chechen of MMA (mixed martial arts), was forced to flee his country under threat from his brother, who discovered he was gay. The shock of exile and death threats caused psychogenic aphonia, leaving him unable to speak. 

But has his persecution really stopped at the Belgian border or is the Kadyrov regime extending its power beyond Chechnya? Will Khavaj regain his voice and the freedom to be who he is?