Join Producer David Fialkow, PIIRS Director and Russia Expert Stephen Kotkin and Professor of Visual Arts in the Lewis Center for the Arts Su Friedrich for a special opportunity to hear about the making and implications of ICARUS, the documentary that uncovered the state-sponsored Russian doping scandal and got Russia banned from the 2018 Olympics. ICARUS was voted a top documentary at Sundance and sold to Netflix for what was reportedly the largest ever paid for a documentary out of Sundance.
Read more about Icarus’ story and impact in the New York Times here: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/03/movies/icarus-netflix-russia-olympic-doping.html
The full documentary is available here on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/80168079
This event is free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations are required.
This event is sponsored by Princo and General Catalyst.