By Mike Dunham
It received the Crystal Bear award for best debut film at last month's Berlinale--the Berlin International Film Festival. The Berlinale is considered that city's largest cultural event and a major forum for the international film industry. Some 19,000 cinema professionals (and 4,000 journalists) were accredited to the festival.
Below: "On the Ice team Andrew Okpeaha MacLean (writer/director), Josiah Patkotak (actor), Frank Qutuq Irelan (actor) and Cara Marcous (producer) are shown shortly after getting the Crystal Bear award at the Berlin International Film Festival." (Martin Sensmeier)