WSU-2013-FRFFWinona State University will present the eighth annual Frozen River Film Festival Wednesday-Sunday, Jan. 23-27.

WSU students are able to attend festival events for free. They must present their student ID at each event.

Tickets can be purchased at the FRFF Box Office at Chapter 2 Books, 121 W. Third Street, or onsite at festival events. Box office hours will be from 10 a.m-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday through Jan. 25. For more information about ticketing, contact Kathy Florin at

The opening film Thursday, Jan. 24, is “Living Downstream” featuring cancer victim Sandra Steingraber as she uses her knowledge and training as a biologist to bridge the gap between what scientists and the medical community regard as the causes of cancer. Steingraber will be available to speak after the film.

World-renowned clarinetist Evan Christopher will appear as the featured performer in Winona’s third annual New Orleans Jazz Artist Series at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, in the Performing Arts Center. Tickets for Christopher are $15, or free for members of Friends of Jazz.

To view a complete list of festival events, visit:

The Frozen River Film Festival identifies and offers programs that engage, educate and activate viewers to become involved in the world. These programs provide a unique perspective on environmental issues, sustainable communities, extreme sports, adventure travel and diverse cultures, presenting issues not often covered in the local media.

For more information, call 507-459-8090 or visit the FRFF Box Office.

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