From Oscar® nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, 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 is an inspiring story about the Cold War played out on the ice rink, and a man who stood up to a powerful system and paved the way for change for generations of Russians. – Sony Classics
Join the HS Doc Club after the film as we discuss the following topics over brunch at a local hot spot:
- Sports as a manifestation of social change and current events
- Hockey’s role in cultural identity both in Canada and internationally
After brunch, join the HS Doc Club as we hit the rink to play a game of hockey of our own. Join the mailing list or Facebook page for all the details on how to take part in the discussion and the winter festivities that follow.
New to the club or coming alone? Awesome! Shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll make sure someone is there to greet you. All are welcome!