‘The Russian Five’ Hits Theaters

A movie based on a historic moment in NHL history is taking viewers behind the Iron Curtain.
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The Russian Five Detroit Red Wings at bench

A movie based on a historic moment in NHL history is taking viewers behind the Iron Curtain.

“The Russian Five,” the story of the first all-Russian five-man line in the history of the NHL and their journey to escape the Soviet Union, is now playing at several Celebration! Cinema locations and other theaters in West Michigan.

The documentary follows the story of how the Detroit Red Wings ended a 42-year Stanley Cup drought by assembling a group of Russian hockey players.

“The Russian Five” is now playing at select theaters at various times for a limited time:

  • Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids
  • Celebration! Cinema Grand Rapids North
  • Celebration! Cinema Grand Rapids South
  • Celebration! Cinema Rivertown Crossings, Grandville
  • Celebration! Cinema Carousel, Muskegon
  • Goodrich Kalamazoo 10
  • NGC Battle Creek
  • Celebration! Cinema Crossroad, Portage
  • Goodrich Portage 16
  • Celebration! Cinema Benton Harbor

Tickets are available online.

Photo via therussianfive.com

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