Black Ice at York U: A Community Film Screening and Q&A
Join a special community screening and Q&A of the film Black Ice.
Produced by York alumnus, Vinay Virmani (BA Hons. ’08), directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Hubert Davis, and executive produced by Lebron James, Drake, and Maverick Carter, Black Ice is a documentary that examines the history of anti-black racism in hockey.
The film premiered at TIFF 2022 as an Official Selection and won the People’s Choice Award for Documentaries and features a roster of players across various levels of hockey sharing their stories and experiences, including: Akim Aliu, Saroya Tinker, Mark Conners, and Wayne Simmonds.
This Black History Month event is presented by York U’s School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD), Black Alumni Network (YUBAN) and the Office of the President, and in partnership with Athletics & Recreation, Student Engagement and the Jean Augustine Chair in Education.
Tickets are complimentary but registration is required.
Date: Feb. 13, 2023
Time: 7pm (Doors open at 6:45pm)