The Face of Ukraine: Casting Oksana Baiul

Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction

About

YEAR 2014

SECTION Shorts Program Films Presented by YouTube

COUNTRY Australia

RUN TIME 7 min

LANGUAGE Russian and Ukrainian

SUBTITLES Yes with English subtitles

SHORTS PROGRAM AWARD WINNERS: Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction

Adorned in pink sequins, little girls from across a divided, war-torn Ukraine audition to play the role of Olympic champion figure skater Oksana Baiul, whose tears of joy once united their troubled country.

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Documentary Shorts Program 1

EMAIL kittygreen@netspace.net.au

COMPANY Film Camp

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Artist Bio

Kitty Green is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts' School of Film and TV in Australia. In 2012, she spent over a year in her grandmother’s native Ukraine shooting with the provocative protest movement Femen. Her independent feature documentary Ukraine Is Not A Brothel premiered at the Venice International Film Festival in 2013, and was screened at SXSW, London BFI Film Festival, IDFA, Hot Docs, AFI DOCS, and many others.