RED ARMY documentary
6th October 2015
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RED ARMY produced by Werner Herzog this Thursday 8th October at Curzon Bloomsbury. The film will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Gabe Polsky.
The film tells the untold story of the most dominant sporting dynasty in history: the Soviet Union hockey team. Known to the world as the Red Army their radical approach to the sport and focus on teamwork over individualism changed ice hockey forever. Told from the perspective of the team’s captain, Slava Fetisov, Red Army lifts the curtain on the techniques and training of the punishing Soviet system and the incestuous link between sport and politics, revealing the high personal price these star athletes paid for their country.
You can find more info and a trailer here: http://www.dochouse.org/cinema/screenings/2015/09/17/dochouse-thursdays-red-army-qa