TO RUSSIA WITH LOVE

By Noam GONICK

CINEPHIL - as SALES All rights, World

Documentary - Completed 2014

Leading up to the Olympics in Sochi, a law banning “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations to minors” was passed in Russia. Gay Olympians were confronted with a tough decision: whether to protest in defense of their Russian comrades or compete in silence.

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Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2015
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 80 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Noam GONICK
    • Producer(s)
    • Howard GERTLER, Elle FLANDERS
    • Synopsis
    • Leading up to the Olympics in Sochi, a law banning “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations to minors” was passed in Russia. Gay Olympians were confronted with a tough decision: whether to protest in defense of their Russian comrades or compete in silence. Featuring world medalist Johnny Weir, Billie Jean King, Greg Louganis, Martina Navratilova, Simona Meiler and others.
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