“The Fabulous Ice Age” to premiere at Minnesota International Film Festival this weekend

12 Apr

The Fabulous Ice Age, a documentary film depicting the era of great American touring ice shows, is set to make its world premiere at the Minnesota International Film Festival at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, at the St. Anthony Main Theater in Minneapolis, Minn.Holiday on Ice skaters in 1944.

Produced and directed by Keri Pickett, The Fabulous Ice Age chronicles American touring ice shows as they dominated live entertainment and one skater’s quest to preserve the history of these shows for generations to come. A project seven years in the making, Pickett’s film represents an era of figure skating in which pomp and flair took center ice, delighting audiences across the nation for decades.

The film features never-before-seen footage, photographs and rare archival material that introduces its viewers to a handful of performers, producers and entrepreneurs who helped turn ice skating shows into prime family theatre.

For more information or to join the film’s mailing list, visit www.fabulousiceage.com

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