Presented as part of the 2017 Portland Black Film Festival.
new documentary examines the virtually unknown contributions of black
athletes in ice hockey. For decades, hockey was seen as a homogeneous
sport - exciting to watch but played by one kind of player. SOUL ON ICE
presents the exploits of athletes who dared to stand out, and dared to
make the sport their own. At the heart of the story is Jaden Lindo, a
young man chasing after his lifelong dream to play in the NHL. The film
follows Jaden in the most important year of his hockey life, mirroring
the journey that many other black athletes have faced to make it to the
The 2017 Portland Black Film Festival is made possible
through the generous support of the Fred W. Fields Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation.