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On the Ice

  • Release Date: Feb 17, 2012
  • Rated: Language, Violence and Some Drug Content
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 36 min.
  • Genres: Art House/Foreign, Drama, Suspense/Thriller
  • Cast:Olemaun Rexford. Full cast + crew


An act of violence has a powerful impact on the friendship of two young men in this independent drama. Qalli (Josiah Patkotak) and Aivaaq (Frank Qutuq Irelan) are two 17-year-old boys growing up in the Inupiaq community of Barrow, Alaska. While Barrow is at first glance an old-fashioned community cut off from major urban centers and a place where men still hunt seals and walruses to put food on the table, the town shows a few signs of big-city life; the teenagers like to race snowmobiles and listen to...more

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