Article 6.21 is a short animated documentary film that examines the state of censorship around queerness in Russia today and its effects on personal lives in the queer community.
In the wake of recent violence and censorship, Article 6.21 brings together four subjects from the targeted community that won't be silenced. The story unfolds through a series of virtual interviews that explore how the so called "Gay Propaganda Law" affects everyday life of queer people in Russia.
What is the border between public and private? When visible queerness may be criminalized, is private transgression allowed? What tactics do Russian queers implement to resist censorship and maintain visibility? The subjects of the documentary address these questions as they reflect on their pasts and current struggles.
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