David France

journalist, director of the documentary “How to Survive a Pandemic”

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In “How to Survive a Pandemic,” journalist and filmmaker David France chronicles the scientific and political race to create and distribute a COVID vaccine.

Scientists who fought HIV stepped up against COVID, new film shows

In “How to Survive a Pandemic,” journalist and filmmaker David France chronicles the scientific and political race to create and distribute a COVID vaccine.

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Chechnya is a lawless region of Russia. It’s tucked away in a remote corner of the Caucasus near the Caspian Sea.

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ looks at systematic persecution of LGBTQ people in the Russian republic

Chechnya is a lawless region of Russia. It’s tucked away in a remote corner of the Caucasus near the Caspian Sea.

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The new documentary “Welcome to Chechnya” available on HBO and HBO Max, looks at the dangers for LGBTQ people in Russia’s Chechen Republic.

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ documents campaign to eradicate LGBT people in the Chechen Republic

The new documentary “Welcome to Chechnya” available on HBO and HBO Max, looks at the dangers for LGBTQ people in Russia’s Chechen Republic.

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