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Polish Wave: Live Action
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Modern, intense, exciting. Short Waves Festival will be in Poznań for the sixth time, from March 22nd until March 29th 2015. Before that it will travel around dozens of cities in Poland, Europe and all over the world.
MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES. Short Waves Festival means the best Polish and international short films. Created by both professionals and amateurs. There are no genre-relate tags. The format is open which allows to present the richness of short forms: feature films, documentaries, animations, video clips and experimental pictures. Careful selection guarantees a high level of screenings.
GLOBAL REACH. Short Waves Festival means screenings in numerous cities in Poland and all over the world, such as Mexico, Cairo, Beijing, Jakarta and Lake Placid. It promotes Polish creators abroad. During the stationary part of the festival in Poznań it presents what is the best in international short cinema.
RECORD PRIZES. Short Waves Festival means the highest prizes for short films in Poland. The total sum of money: 80 000 PLN. The most important, Poznań Open (15 000 PLN) is given by an international jury. The audience decide who is awarded with the Grand Prix (20 000 PLN). Dance experts are members of the jury in the Dances with Camera (7 500 PLN) competition.
ORIGINAL PROGRAMME. Short Waves Festival does not copy any patterns and puts original reviews and fresh ideas first. Among premiere events: the first Polish competition offering an award for the best film about dance, a review of short films about architecture (both beautiful and ugly) and “Horny Berlin”, which is a marriage of retro picture and contemporary music.
UNKNOWN STARS. Short Waves Festival is a chance to see the biggest stars of Polish cinema in new and less obvious roles.
MODERN FORMAT. Short Waves Festival is the audience’s event. Intimate, available and engaging. Intense events, which involve not only films, are waiting for viewers. The festival integrates cinema, music, new media, design and architecture.