Archives / 1990 Sundance Film Festival

On Ice

Director: Grover Babcock, Andrew Takeuchi

Institute History

  • 1990 Sundance Film Festival

Description

Frozen but not forgotten! On Ice ponders the elemental desire to deny death at any cost by examining cryonics: freezing the dead for future revival. Cryonicists describe their fears and ambitions, and prepare a dead (to them , merely ailing) friend for cold storage. Puntuated with humor, the film moves swiftly to reveal what motivates the belief in this highly unusual technique.

Screening Details

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