To Russia With Love

JW for WEB43

Credits

Director:
Noam Gonick

Producers:
Howard Gertler
Elle Flanders

Executive Producers:
Johnny Weir
Laura Michalchyshyn

Editor:
Jennifer Honn

Produced by:
Sundance Productions

Synopsis

TO RUSSIA WITH LOVE, a 90 minute documentary about gay athletes and activists filmed in Russia during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. In the shadow of Russia’s strict anti-gay laws, TO RUSSIA WITH LOVE chronicles two generations of Olympic LGBT athletes featuring former Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir and includes the athletes Greg Louganis, Mark Tewksbury, Jason Collins, Anastasia Bucsis, Belle Brockhoff, Charline Labonte and Blake Skjellerup.  Journalist David Remnick and actor/activist Stephen Fry also give their unique perspectives in this groundbreaking film narrated by Jane Lynch.