THE FACE OF UKRAINE – CASTING OKSANA BAIUL
Adorned in pink sequins, little girls from across a divided, war-torn Ukraine audition to play the role of gold medal-winning figure skater Oksana Baiul, whose tears of joy once united their troubled country.
W/D Kitty Green.
Producers Kitty Green, Philippa Campey, Michael Latham.
Cinematographer Michael Latham.
Editor Kitty Green.
7 mins. 2015.
SELECT SCREENINGS & AWARDS (date order):
Sundance Film Festival, USA 2015 (Winner – Best Non-Fiction Short Film)
Berlinale Film Festival, Germany 2015
True/False Film Festival, USA 2015
Vilnius Film Festival, Lithuania 2015
Aspen Shortsfest 2015
Dallas International Film Festival, USA 2015 (Special Mention – Non-Fiction Short Film)
Documenta Madrid, Spain 2015
Montclair Film Festival, USA 2015
Sheffield Doc/Fest, UK 2015 (Nominated – Best Short Documentary)
Norwegian Short Film Festival, Norway 2015 (Winner – Best International Short Film)
Los Angeles Film Festival, USA 2015
Provincetown Film Festival, USA 2015 (Winner – HBO Award for Best Short Documentary)
Nantucket Film Festival, 2015
Maramures International Film Festival 2015
Rooftop Films NYC 2015 Summer Series
Sydney Film Festival, Australia 2015
New Zealand Film Festival, New Zealand 2015
Latitude Film Festival, UK 2015
Traverse City Film Festival, USA 2015
Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia 2015