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By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Quiet, charming docu about small-town Alaska.

Movie NR 2019 80 minutes
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This quiet, thoughtful documentary about a small town's big event carefully and gently builds suspense about the ice melt as it reveals the charm of the people involved and the place where they live. Although a lot of focus is put on Cherrie, the event manager, and Dennis, the enigmatic president of the Ice Classic's board of directors, a diverse array of interesting and sometimes quirky people are also interviewed about what the Classic means to them. There's no particular kid or teen appeal, but viewers of any age who enjoy learning about other places, interesting people, beautiful scenery, and other cultures will enjoy it.

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