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A film by Michael Beach Nichols & Christopher K. Walker

Official Selection - Sundance Film Festival 2015

86 minutes, documentary, color, English, 2015

DVD Extras: "Domestic Extremism" Interview w/ Mark Potok, Southern Poverty Law Center • Extended & Deleted Scenes • New York Times Op-Doc "Separatist"

Welcome to Leith chronicles the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb. As his behavior becomes more threatening, tensions soar, and the residents desperately look for ways to expel their unwanted neighbor. With incredible access to both longtime residents of Leith and white supremacists, the film examines a small community in the plains struggling for sovereignty against an extremist vision.

UPC: 720229916837 | Catalog #: FRF916837D | $24.95 | Street: Feb 9

“The neo-Nazi next door: In Welcome to Leith, the deeply strange saga of a tiny town, a white supremacist and a crazy dream unfolds. Surprising and fascinating.” - Salon

“A gripping you-are-there portrait of a community under engrossing as a fictional thriller.” - Variety

“This could be the scariest film of the year... couldn't be more timely or essential.” - Los Angeles Times

“Feeling more like a taut Hollywood thriller than a documentary, the film is a nail-biter from start to finish.” - The Hollywood Reporter

“[This] real horror story...brings new life to old news stories.”
- New York Times

“Presents a chilling 'it could happen here' scenario...” - Rolling Stone

“For its eerie sense of timeliness and excellent storytelling, Welcome to Leith is one of the must-watch documentaries of 2015.” - Paste Magazine

“Tense, incisive, and remarkably objective.” - Boston Globe

“Haunting...a stunning portrait of First Amendment rights pushed to their extremes.” - Indiewire

“Fascinating, unnerving. The interviews are rich and disturbing.”
- Village Voice

“A sober, terrifying look at the very real monsters roaming the quiet countryside..” - New York Magazine

“The tightknit community’s effort to block a takeover of its town before it gets outnumbered by neo-Nazis makes for intense drama.” - Wall Street Journal

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