Just how far back does black hockey go in Canada? Did you know that there was once a black hockey league in Eastern Canada?
Damon Kwame Mason grew up as a young black boy playing ball hockey on the streets of Toronto. His passion for hockey and for broadcasting has led him to produce the film Soul On Ice: Past, Present & Future.
The film takes you through the history of black hockey in Canada and into the lives of the some of the greatest black hockey players including Herb Carnegie, Georges Laraque, Grant Fuhr and more.
In our interview we go deep into Kwame’s early days and what led him to make this incredible film.
The film will be premiering at the Edmonton Film Festival on October 7th and screening in Toronto on October 15th.