Ramona’s New Dresser

RamonasNewDresserRamona's New Dresser

(11 min, DV, drama, Ukraine/USA, 2008)

When climbing a tree in New York, Polish immigrant Paulina gets a hole in her stockings. Someone’s got to stitch it.

Writer/director, editor, executive producer: Bohdana Smyrnova
Producer: Sergei Krasikau
Director of Photography: Chrstina Voros
Sound: Yvonne Shirley, Katy Scoggin
Principal Cast: Natalia Klimas, Beth Cartier

 

 

 


 

Festivals:

2014, August – Shorts in Shorts Film Festival (Brooklyn, NY, USA)
2008, February – Magnolia Independent Film Festival (Starkville, MS, USA)
2008, March – All American Film Festival (Durham, NC, USA)
2008, April – East End Film Festival (London, UK)
2008, April – Mainline Film Festival (Wayne, PA, USA)
2008, April – Seattle IFF (Seattle, WA, USA)
2008, May – Toronto Insideout Film Festival (Toronto, Canada)
2008, June – Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (Hartford, CT, USA)
2008, June – Frameline Film Festival (San Francisco, CA, USA)
2008, July – Outfest LA (LA, CA, USA)
2008, July – Philadelphia Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (Philadelphia, PE, USA)
2008, July – Palm Springs Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (CA, USA)
2008, July – Slow Film Fesztiv·l (Eger, Hungary)
2008, August – Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival (Brazil)
2008, August – 1 Reel Film Festival (Seattle, WA, USA)
2008, September – New Filmmakers (New York, NY, USA)
2008, October – Queer Lisboa (Lisboa, Portugal)
2008, October – Rochester LGBT Film and Video Festival (NY, USA)
2008, October – Norrkˆping Film Festival Flimmer (Sweden)
2009, March – London L&G Film Festival (London, UK)
2009, June – Tel Aviv LGBT Film Festival (Israel)
2009, June – I’ve Seen Films (Italy)
2009, July – Humanity Explored (India on-line festival)
2009, August – Kinolev (Lviv, Ukraine)
2009, September – KOTA 2023 (Skopje, Slovenia)
2009, October – Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (Albuquerque, NM, USA)
2009, October – Queer Film Festival MEZIPATRA (Brno, Praha, Czech Republic)

Awards and nominations

2008, April – First Run Film Festival (New York, NY), prize for excellence in filmmaking
2007, May – Sarah Driver Award Nomination (New York, NY)
2013, April – Take Two Film Festival (New York, NY, USA), Manny Award.


 

Other screenings:

2008, April – Brooklyn Independent Film Series (Brooklyn, NY, USA)
2008, August – Kyiv-Mohyla Academy Film Club (Kyiv, Ukraine)
2008, August – Two Boots Pioneer Theater (New York, NY, USA)
2008, September – New Filmmakers (New York, NY, USA)
2008, September – USA/USA fundraising show (New York, NY, USA)
2008, November – 92Y Tribeca Short Slam (New York, NY)
2009, January – Ukrainian Film Club in Columbia University (New York, NY)
2009, March – Shevchenko Scientific Society (New York, NY)
2010, June – TESOL International Film and Art Exhibit (New York, NY)
2010, July – TESOL International Film and Art Exhibit (New York, NY)
2011, October – Ukrainian National House(Chernivtsi, Ukraine)
2015, Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY, USA)