Thank you for a wonderful festival! We had fantastic attendance and engagement and we are so grateful to everyone who bought a pass or ticket and watched the films.
Save the dates for next year - next year's Frozen River Film Festival will be February 9-13, 2022. Film submissions are already open.
Congratulations to all the films and filmmakers whose work captivated our audience this year.
Each year we ask a panel of judges and all attendees to select their favorite films – not an easy task, we know. We’re delighted to announce the 2021 Festival winners:
Best of Fest Award – The Disrupted
Special Jury Award – Picture of his Life
Best Short Film Award – Welcome Strangers
Best Minnesota Filmmaker Award – Jay’s Longhorn
KSMQ Public Television Award – Myrtle Simson: A Life on Ice
People’s Choice Award – The Rotation
Local Choice Award – Solar Eclipse