Truth is the New Banned Substance
David Fialkow, Producer; Stephen Kotkin, History; Su Friedrich, Visual Arts
February 28, 2018 · 5:30 pm—7:00 pm · Maeder Hall Andlinger Center
Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies
Producer David Fialkow, Russia expert Stephen Kotkin, and Professor of Visual Arts in the Lewis Center for the Arts Su Friedrich, discuss the making and implications of “Icarus,” the documentary that uncovered the state-sponsored Russian doping scandal and resulted in Russia’s ban from the 2018 Olympics. “Icarus” was voted a top documentary at Sundance.
Read more about the “Icarus” story and impact in the New York Times. The full documentary is available on Netflix.
Co-sponsored by PRINCO and General Catalyst