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  • Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
  • Sept 16-18, 2016


Documentary Feature, 2013, 1 hour 58 minutes, English, U.S., Not rated

Audience Choice Award - Best Documentary Feature

About the Film

Formed by ice, filled by ice, often covered by ice, the Great Lakes encapsulate human exploration, migration, development and where we're headed. PROJECT: ICE views North America's fresh water inland ocean through the prism of ice, from the crossroads of history, science and climate change.

Great Lakes connection:

“PROJECT: ICE is about the Great Lakes region. The majority of production took place in and around the Great Lakes.”

Cast & Crew:

Directors: Bill Kleinert
Writers: Bill Kleinert, Brian Jaeschke
Producers: Bill Kleinert
Cinematographers: Jason Marlin, Henry Bourne Joy IV
Co-Producers: Kevin Kusina
Executive Producers: Leslie Johnson, Bill Kleinert

Director’s Bio:

William Kleinert is a committed environmentalist, avid student of history, and a 40-year veteran of the media business. Kleinert is the producer, director and/or writer of six documentaries, as well as 600 television commercials, dozens of corporate and association productions and music videos.

Screenings and Awards:

Canada International Film Festival (Vancouver, British Colombia), Award of Excellence in Filmmaking; East Lansing Film Festival (East Lansing, MI), Best Documentary; Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital (Washington, DC); Freep Film Festival (Detroit, MI), North American Premiere, March 22, 2014; and others.

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Saturday, September 12, 2pm
Soo Theatre

Not rated
Documentary Feature
1 hour 58 minutes
Country of Origin: U.S.

Check out the trailer

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