One of the wildest documentaries you’ll ever see. Filmmaker Gabe Polsky and one of the key subjects from the movie Steve Warshaw chatted with Selig Film News!
Detailing an incredible true story involving gangsters, strippers, and live bears serving beer on a hockey rink, Red Penguins tells the wild forgotten true story of capitalism and opportunism run amok in Moscow. Shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the famed Red Army hockey team formed a joint venture that redefined what was possible in the new Russia. Eccentric marketing whiz, Steve Warshaw, is sent to Moscow and tasked to transform the team into the greatest show in Russia, attracting some of the biggest names in Hollywood and advertising along the way. He takes the viewer on a bizarre journey highlighting a pivotal moment in U.S.-Russian relations during a lawless era when oligarchs made their fortunes and multiple murders went unsolved. RED PENGUINS
Talented Filmmaker Gabe Polsky and Subject Steve Warshaw discussed all the wild antics of the Pittsburgh Penguins purchase of the famed Red Army hockey team. Steve expands on stories shared in the documentary and Gabe dives into the details of how he survived making such a zany film. From bomb scares to shady characters the journey in making the film seems just as wild as the original tale. Enjoy!!
Interview with Filmmaker Gabe Polsky and Subject Steve Warshaw.
The film is now available on VOD and for more information please go to, RED PENGUIN DOC.