Clara Stern

Screenwriter, Directress; Born 1987 in Vienna, Austria.

After several short films, BREAKING THE ICE (2022) is her first feature film. It won several prizes including the Young Jury Award, the Screenplay Award and the Best Social Interest Film at the Max Ophüls Festival, in Germany.

Breaking The Ice

A film by Clara Stern

2022 - Austria - Drama/Sport

Mira, in her early 20s, escapes from the pressure of running her family’s vineyard by playing ice hockey. When new player Theresa joins the team, she challenges Mira’s rigid worldview, leading to life-changing nights on the streets of Vienna.