2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Welcome to Leith

Friday, March 13
7:00PM - 8:26PM

Welcome to Leith is a feature documentary chronicling 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. The unsettling underpinning of the film is how we wrestle with our democratic principles when they're pushed to the limit.

Section: Festival Favorites
Country: USA
Year: 2015
Runtime: 86min

Director: Michael Beach Nichols, Christopher K. Walker

Executive Producer: Julia Willoughby Nason, Stefan Nowicki

Producer: Jenner Furst, Joey Carey, Joshua Woltermann

Cinematographer: Michael Beach Nichols

Editor: Christopher K. Walker

Sound Designer: Evan Benjamin

Music: T. Griffin

Additional Credits: Colorist: Ken Sirulnick


Michael Beach Nichols is a Brooklyn-based documentary filmmaker. His previous feature documentary, Flex is Kings, premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival.

Christopher K. Walker has edited and produced Emmy-nominated and duPont-winning feature and short documentaries. Welcome to Leith is his directorial debut.

Public Film Contact
Josh Braun
(212) 625-1410

Publicity Contact
Michael Nichols



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