A Moon of Nickel and Ice

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A Moon of Nickel and Ice
Sur la lune de nickel
Directed byFrançois Jacob
Produced byChristine Falco
François Jacob
Vuk Stojanovic
CinematographyFrançois Jacob
Vuk Stojanovic
Ilya Zima
Edited byFrançois Jacob
Jéricho Jeudy
Distributed byJourneyman Pictures
Release date
Running time
110 minutes

A Moon of Nickel and Ice (French: Sur la lune de nickel) is a Canadian documentary film, directed by François Jacob and released in 2017.[1] The film profiles history and culture of the isolated Russian mining city of Norilsk.[1]


The film was screened at the 2017 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, where Jacob won the Emerging Canadian Filmmaker Award.[2] At the DOXA Documentary Film Festival, the film received an honourable mention for the Best Canadian Documentary Film award.[3]

The film received three Canadian Screen Award nominations at the 6th Canadian Screen Awards, for Best Feature Length Documentary, Best Cinematography in a Documentary (Jacob, Vuk Stojanovic and Ilya Zima) and Best Editing in a Documentary (Jacob and Jéricho Jeudy).[4]


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