To Russia with Love

Price: Festival Pass | $10 General, $8 Students & Seniors, $6 Members

Location: Cinematheque (100 Arthur Street)


Friday, November 4 / 7 pm

Directed by Noam Gonick
2014, Canada, 90 min

Introduced by Noam Gonick.

Leading up to the Olympics in Sochi, a law banning ‘propaganda of non-traditional 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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