Short, concise, diverse. Short Waves Festival is an international short film festival from Poznań, Poland, which celebrates its 11th edition between 19th and 24th of March 2019.
Every year six festival days include screenings of 300 short films from all around the world for a total audience of about 7000 film enthusiasts. The programme consists of competition screenings divided into three categories: International Competition, Polish Competition and Dances with Camera – unique dance film competition as well as non-competition programme, educational and industry activities, filmmakers talks and many others. Every year the festival has a country in focus and multiple theme programmes presenting emerging film talents from different regions. Also, Short Waves Festival sets new trends in event-cinema field, creating site-specific film installations in unexpected locations or organizing exciting special events such as Random Home Cinema in private apartments. Festival events take place in various locations across Poznań: art house cinemas, clubs and cultural centers.