Ice Breakers

Runtime: 15 mins 21 sec
Director:  Sandi Rankaduwa

Black players are chronically underrepresented in the world of hockey, but Josh Crooks, a gifted young athlete from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, is determined to change that – and as director Sandi Rankaduwa reveals, he gets to build on a vibrant legacy.

DIRECTOR – Sandi Rankaduwa

Sandi Rankaduwa is a Sri Lankan-Canadian writer, filmmaker, and comedian who splits her time between Brooklyn and Halifax. Ice Breakers is her third film. Her cultural criticism has appeared in The Believer, Rolling Stone, and BuzzFeed Reader, and she was named one of three BuzzFeed Emerging Writer Fellows for 2018.  As a comedian, Sandi has performed stand-up both in the US and Canada, opening for headliners such as Aparna Nancherla, Todd Barry, and Jen Kirkman. Her featured performances include the Chicago Women’s Funny Fest, Halifax Comedy Fest, Women In Comedy Festival (Boston), Halifax Pop Explosion, and the SheDot Festival (Toronto).