SPC has delayed the release of Gabe Polsky’s film, the stunning omission from the Academy’s documentary shortlist announced on December 2.

The film had initially been scheduled to open in the US on December 12 and will now go out on January 23.

Red Army chronicles the about the all-conquering Soviet ice hockey team of the 1980s and uses the premise to explore the impact of harsh governmental dogma on the players’ lives.