Feeling unprepared to play the role of a 15-year-old pregnant girl living on the outskirts of Santo Domingo, an actress decides to sit down with pregnant teenagers all over the country. Throughout the process, as the girls lay out the stories of their lives on camera, they start to influence the production of the film itself, changing its course.

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Image Caption: Featured image for ‘Ramona’. Image Caption: Featured image for ‘Ramona’.


Ramona (2023)

Feature (82mins)


Dominican Republic


No Rating


Victoria Linares Villegas


Fri 22 Sep 2023, 8.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 10 Q+A

T+T Premiere

Victoria Linares Villegas

Victoria Linares Villegas

Victoria Linares is an award-winning Dominican filmmaker whose interests lie in telling queer stories regarding transgenerational trauma and sociopolitical oppression. Her shorts have screened at New Orleans Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, Shorts México, AMOR Festival Internacional de Cine LGBT+, among others.

Her latest film ‘Ramona’ had its world premiere at the Berlinale, and has screened at BFI London Film Festival, AFI, FICCI, Guanajuato FF and FICVALDIVIA. She is the recipient of the True Vision Award 2023 at the True/False Film Festival.

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