Dissenters And Madness
Documentary research on punitive psychiatry undertaken by young Russian filmmakers and theatre artists.
By chance, Anna Artemyeva finds out about the abuse her classmates experienced. This is the beginning of her personal investigation into witness trauma launching a young woman on a journey full of disgusting discoveries.
The culture of brutality against conscripts and impunity in the regular army has persisted in Tajikistan for decades. For a country that has just emerged from a devastating civil war it is a natural routine.