RED ARMY

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RED ARMY is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy. From the USSR to Russia, the film examines how sport mirrors social and cultural movements and parallels the rise and fall of the Red Army team with the Soviet Union.

RED ARMY was the only documentary included in the official selections at the 2014 TellurideTorontoNew York, and AFI film festivals. RED ARMY won Audience Awards at the 2014 AFI, Chicago and Middleburg film festivals. The film was selected as the Opening Ceremony film of the 2014 Moscow International Film FestivalRED ARMY is one of the best reviewed films of 2014, maintaining a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

A project done for director and producer Gabe Polsky and executive producers Jerry Weintraub and Werner Herzog.