International short film festival from Poznań, Poland.

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We are sad to announce that due the the epidemic danger of the coronavirus in Poznań, in line with recommendations from the authorities of the City of Poznań and the closure of cultural institutions in the City, we have decided to push back the 12th edition of Short Waves Festival to the second half of August 2020.

Please take note that all of the tickets purchased for the Festival will be reimbursed automatically via the ticketing platform. The reimbursement of Festival Passes and tickets purchased at cash desks will be also possible. 

Ticket returns:

All tickets to Short Waves Festival 2020 bought via platform will be automatically refunded. 

In order to return the tickets bought at box office locations: please return the tickets directly at the cinema box office with proof of purchase. In order to check the box office opening times or in case of a lost receipt, we kindly ask you to contact the respective cinemas directly.

Ticket return at CIK: returns may be done on location from 25.03 or after its going to be opened again – please check the CIK FB page:

Festival pass returns: the festival passes are still valid for the rescheduled August date of Short Waves Festival 2020. It is also possible to return them – please contact us via email: We are going to contact all pass holders directly. 



Festival Passes – SOLD OUT!

The festival pass includes all festival screenings (excluding Random Home Cinema, Film Brunch and industry events). The amount of passes is limited. The festival pass does not include a festival bag.

BYOB – Bring your own bag!



Available from 3.03 at screening locations, online at and at Cultural Information Center (CIK) located at Ratajczaka 44 street (Random Home Cinema, Subcultures & Entertainments at Schron, Urban View at Concordia Design tickets only).

  • Screenings at: Kino Muza, Kino Rialto; Kino Pałacowe, Sala Wielka (CK Zamek): at the box office and online at
  • Concordia Design: at the location on the day of the event, till 18.03 at Cultural Information Center (CIK)
  • Pawilon: online at, at the location on the day of the event
  • Schron: CIK, at the location on the day of the event