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Johnny Weir: Bringing the ‘Love’ in New Documentary
Oct
22

Weir, executive producer of “To Russia With Love,” says: “What I predicted has come true: Many people, now that the Olympics in Russia is over, have forgotten about the Russian LGBT community and what we can do to help them.”

NBC Is Ready to Name Weir and Lipinski As Its Top Figure Skating Broadcast Team
Oct
21

Lipinski and Weir will be the prime-time voices of figure skating for NBC during the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, but will start in their new roles during the NBC broadcast of Skate America on Sunday.

Gallery — DREAM SCHOOL: NYC Memes
Oct
21

“You have to fall down, you have to get up, and you have to learn from it.” — Olympian Johnny Weir, Dream School: NYC.

Video — Evgeni Plushenko Holds Open Rehearsal in Novogorske for Ice Fairy Tale “Snow King”
Oct
17

The show is based on the famous works of Hans Christian Andersen, but instead of the Snow Queen, the audience will see the Snow King, played by Plushenko. American figure skater Johnny Weir plays the role of Kai.

42 Seconds
Oct
17

Gorgeous exclusive new photos from Johnny’s performance of “Human” at Evening with Champions + Russia pic roundup, plus: new sneak peek photos from his upcoming Dream School episode!

Gallery — DREAM SCHOOL: NYC Episode Photos
Oct
17

In Season 2′s Episode 4, the students get to meet Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir, who offers them a challenging lesson at the rink.

Video — DREAM SCHOOL: NYC Episode 4 Sneak Peek: Olympian Johnny Weir
Oct
16

Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir offers the students this life lesson: “You have to fall down, you have to get up, and you have to learn from it.”

Video — To Russia with Love: “Packing” Clip | EPIX
Oct
14

Johnny Weir talks about the gay community of Russia in this exclusive clip from ‘To Russia with Love.’ The documentary premieres October 29th at 8pm ET only on EPIX.

Video — To Russia with Love: “Dinner with Tewksbury” Clip | EPIX
Oct
14

In this clip from ‘To Russia with Love,’ Johnny Weir and Mark Tewksbury chat about the events of the Sochi Olympics. The documentary premieres October 29th at 8pm ET only on EPIX.

WATCH: Trailer Unveiled for Gay Rights Documentary Secretly Filmed at Russia Olympics
Oct
10

‘To Russia With Love’ is fronted by gay figure skater Johnny Weir, narrated by Jane Lynch, and features Stephen Fry, alongside a number of LGBT athletes. It premieres October 29 on Epix.

Coming Up Oct 22: Figure Skater & World Bronze Medalist Johnny Weir LIVE on HuffPost
Oct
10

Figure skater and bronze medalist Johnny Weir joins HuffPost Live to discuss hosting the documentary “To Russia With Love” chronicling the history of LBGT athletes.

“Sweet Memories”
Oct
09

Johnny’s back in Russia, and here are 40+ pics of him reunited with fans that will keep you smiling all day. Plus: more info on “To Russia With Love” + his Dream School episode!

Video — DREAM SCHOOL: NYC Johnny Weir and David Chang Advise Their Younger Selves
Oct
09

The famous faculty answers the question, “If you could give advice to your 17-year-old self, what would it be?”

Exclusive: Cinephil Acquires “Monsoon,” “National Diploma”
Oct
09

Distributor Cinephil has acquired the global rights to five feature documentaries, including the Sochi Olympics film ‘To Russia With Love,’ which premieres October 29 and features medalist Johnny Weir.

Watch: The Trailer For ‘To Russia With Love’ — A Documentary About LGBT Athletes in Sochi
Oct
08

“Russia” was notably produced by Howard Gertler (who also was behind Oscar-nominated doc “How to Survive a Plague”) and Canadian artist and filmmaker Elle Flanders.

Video — ‘To Russia With Love’ Official Promo | EPIX
Oct
07

In the media frenzy leading up to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, LGBT athletes and activists, including figure skater and commentator Johnny Weir, must choose whether to risk their own safety by speaking out against Russia’s anti-gay laws.

‘To Russia With Love’ Clips – Looking at Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws During the Winter Olympics
Oct
07

Cameras follow the experience of outspoken figure skater and commentator Johnny Weir (who caused controversy before the Olympics for seeming to refuse to speak out against what was happening in Russia, while simultaneously preparing to make this doc), among others.

Video — Watch Johnny’s New Documentary, ‘To Russia With Love,’ October 29
Oct
03

The groundbreaking project, portions of which were filmed secretly in Sochi, Russia, during the Winter Games, examines human rights through the lens of LGBT athletes.

Video — DREAM SCHOOL: NYC: 50 Cent and Chuck D Advise Their Younger Selves
Oct
03

DREAM SCHOOL: NYC’s celebrity teachers, including two-time Olympian Johnny Weir, offer advice to their teenage selves.

Russia, Under the Microscope
Oct
03

Two new documentaries depict gay life in a divided country, including Epix’s ‘To Russia With Love,’ which gets star power from Sochi commentator Johnny Weir.