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. 2014.


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