EPIX to Air Gay Athletes Doc Shot Secretly During Sochi Olympics (Exclusive)
The Hollywood Reporter: EPIX is bringing a documentary about gay athletes to the small screen that was partially shot during the Sochi Winter Games.
Titled To Russia With Love, the documentary features figure skater turned broadcaster Johnny Weir as host-interviewer and chronicles two generations of Olympic LGBT athletes. The film is produced by Robert Redford and Laura Michalchyshyn’s Sundance Productions. Weir was on hand at the Olympics in Russia, which has strict anti-gay laws on the books, as an on-air figure skating analyst for NBC.
The documentary will make its world premiere Oct. 22.
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For more about To Russia With Love, please visit the EPIX website here.