International short film festival from Poznań, Poland.

Short Waves Festival 2021 Catalogue is here!

We invite you to read the catalog of this year’s SWF edition! You will find there an introduction The looking glass reflection: online & offline, our director Emilia Mazik has wrote, which will brighten up our festival slogan MIRROR MIRROR, descriptions of 5 competition sections: International Competition, Polish Competition, Polish Experimental Film Competition, Dances with Camera and Urban View


You can read about Special Screenings too! Like this year’s Spotlights, which we dedicated to DAN.CIN.LAB. Dance Films, Kino Rebelde and original retrospects of Piotr Bosacki and Laurynas Bareiša this year. The 4 festival perspectives include solidarity programs prepared by Go Short, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Vienna Shorts and Short Waves.


Two focus programs – Mirror Mirror, relating to our perceptions and Austria, providing a unique Austrian perspective straight from the Diagonale Festival!

If you like a short film in a slightly more entertaining version, you can’t miss our Non-competition Screenings and Beyond Cinema section! Finally, we finish with a rich educational and industry program and a Festival Club.

See you in Poznań & online just in 14 days! Information about tickets can be found in the tickets tab.