Welcome To Leith

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As disturbing as it is thought-provoking, Welcome to Leith offers an uncomfortable -- and essential -- glimpse into a part of society many Americans would much rather ignore.



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'Welcome to Leith' is a feature documentary chronicling the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb. Filmed in the days leading up to Cobb's arrest for terrorizing the townspeople on an armed patrol and his subsequent release from jail six months later, the film is an eerie document of American DIY ideals.

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All Critics (47) | Top Critics (14)

  • Observed, even-keeled and well-researched, Welcome to Leith masterfully employs an array of perspectives and insightful news-clips, forming an urgent story which retains a certain objectivity on the offensive racist at its core.

    Feb 10, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • As a short sketch of a fading culture, this is fascinating.

    Feb 9, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Welcome to Leith is a sober, terrifying look at the very real monsters roaming the quiet countryside.

    Nov 23, 2015 | Full Review…
  • Indeed, this could be the scariest film of the year.

    Nov 5, 2015 | Full Review…
  • Tense, incisive, and remarkably objective ...

    Nov 5, 2015 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
  • Hand it to directors Michael Beach Nichols and Christopher K. Walker, who could have made the story into a black-hat/white-hat affair.

    Oct 29, 2015 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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  • May 18, 2016
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