WILD WILD EAST

EAST WAVE COMPETITION FOR SHORT & MEDIUM-LENGTH FILM

Get to know our competitive program!

Twelve titles are selected for the EAST WAVE Competition for Short & Medium-Length Film, representing a new generation of young talents and exhibiting enthralling narratives, an ode to creative approach in storytelling. 

Through powerful, sometimes provocative gazes, the selected works tackle topics and situations through a wide scope of types of the fiction genre. 

The program brings forth a special selection of recent films made in the Central & Eastern Europe context, with a highly curated line-up, aimed towards supporting young promising directors.

Selected for the EAST WAVE Competition:

ESCAPE VELOCITY
Tamás Rebák | Hungary | 2019 | FIC. | 8’ | SUB. PT/EN 

FIREWORKS
Nikita Grushin | Russia | 2020 | FIC. | 19’ | SUB. PT/EN 

LISTEN PAPA!
Olga Poliektova, Tatiana Poliektova | Russian Federation | 2019 | FIC. | 13’ | SUB. PT/EN 

NINA
Hristo Simeonov | Bulgaria | 2019 | FIC. | 19’ | SUB. PT/EN 

NOT ALIVE YET
Liene Rubane | Latvia | 2020 | FIC./DOC | 6’ | SUB. PT/EN

PROM NIGHT
Gvozden Ilić | Servia | 2019 | FIC. | 20’ | SUB. PT/EN

SH_T HAPPENS
Michaela Mihalyi, David Štumpf | Czech Republic | 2019 | FIC. | 13’ | SUB. PT/EN 

SUMMER FRUITS
Josip Lukic | Croacia | 2019 | FIC. | 20’ | SUB. PT/EN 

THE BED OF PROCRUSTES
Andrian Împărățel | Romania | 2018 | FIC. | 18’ | SUB. PT/EN 

THE NEWS
Lorin Terez | Albania | 2020 | FIC. | 23’ | SUB. PT/EN 

THE TURTLE CAVE
Klaudia Folga | Poland | 2019 | FIC. | 20’ | SUB. PT/EN 

TO THE STARS
Štefánia Lovasová | Slovakia | 2019 | FIC. | 19’ | SUB. PT/EN