Fire and Ice: The Winter War of Finland and Russia

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Fire and Ice: The Winter War of Finland and Russia
Fire and Ice poster.jpg
Promotional poster for Fire and Ice
Distributed by WFYI
Directed by Ben Strout
Produced by Ben Strout
Narrated by Phil Riesen
Language English
Release date
  • February 2, 2006 (2006-02-02)
Running time 78 minutes

Fire and Ice: The Winter War of Finland and Russia is a documentary film, produced and directed by Ben Strout.

The documentary shows how the FinnishRussian Winter War of 1939 influenced World War II and how Finland mobilized against the world’s largest military power.

It was selected as the best documentary at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival in 2006. Ben Strout received an Emmy as Director of Fire and Ice from the Lower Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2007. In 2005 Strout was recognized by The New York Times as a Critics Pick Director for "Fire and Ice", as well, editor Kurt Poole received the New York Times recognition as Critics Pick Editor.

Release[edit]

Fire and Ice was shown on PBS stations around the U.S. circa February 2006. It has also been released on DVD.

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