Best Of ShAFF - Icarus

Oscar-winning documentary into doping in cycling



24 May '18 | 7:00pm


24 May '18 | 9:00pm

Icarus is a 2017 American documentary film by Bryan Fogel, which chronicles Fogel exploring the option of doping to win an amateur cycling race and happening upon a major international doping scandal when he asks for the help of Grigory Rodchenkov, the head of the Russian anti-doping laboratory. It premiered at Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2017 and was awarded the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award. At the 90th Academy Awards, the film won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.