(CBS) — The documentary “Red Army” about the legendary Soviet hockey team of the Cold War years is being shown at the Chicago International Film Festival Tuesday night.
Gabe Polsky, a native of the Chicago area, produced and directed the film. He says it’s not only about hockey.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cool Down In Effect
“It’s kind of an epic journey that is a lot about Russia and the Russian people that uses hockey as a window.”
The film has already been a hit at several film festivals and, Polsky says, fans – both of hockey and movies – are finding a connection.