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HIT, ski team celebrate Miller's winter magic


November 26, 2018

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

A GOGEBIC Range Trail Authority groomer parked outside the Histotic Ironwood Theatre pays tribute to the late Warren Miller on Saturday evening. The downtown theater quickly filled for the premier of "Face of Winter," a tribute to the film-maker who died in January.


IRONWOOD - It was fitting that the Warren Miller tribute movie "The Face of Winter" on Saturday kicked off a week of Jack Frost Festival events, as sticky snow was falling across the Gogebic Range.

The tribute to the man who made winter magic on film was released in October, directed by Chris Patterson. It premiered Saturday night on the big screen at the Historic Ironwood Theatre.

Miller, using a movie formula of skiers riding big mountains on plenty of powder, died in January at age 93 at his home on Orcas Island in Puget Sound, near Seattle.


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