Kristina Wagenbauer / 2021 / 25 min. / Canada, Switzerland and Russia / FRENCH SUBS , ENGLISH SUBS
A Canadian director visits her grandmother in Russia after 25 years of separation. Travelling through family memories and those of a country, this roller coaster of emotions invites us into an intimate space for reconciliation.
Cast & Crew
Screenplay: Kristina Wagenbauer
Cinematographer: Kristina Wagenbauer
Editor: Xi Feng
Sound: Kristina Wagenbauer
Sound mix: Stéphane Bergeron
Sound editor: Luc Bouchard
Music: Jean-Sebastien Williams
Production: Line Sander Egede / Tak Films
Kristina Wagenbauer is a Russian-Swiss-Canadian filmmaker based in Montreal. She lived 1/3 of her life in each country and speaks 5 languages.
After directing, writing, and producing several award-winning short films, she co-wrote and directed Sashinka, her debut feature film, which was supported by Telefilm Canada’s Talent to Watch program.
Her work has been showcased in more than 100 festivals including the Locarno Film Festival, SIFF, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma and was nominated at the Canadian Screen Awards as well as Quebec Cinema Awards.
Kristina studied film directing at L’inis and attended the Locarno Filmmaker’s Lab, the Berlinale Talents, the Eave producer’s workshop, The Canadian Academy Program for Women directors, and Groupe Ouest workshop for scriptwriters in France.
- 2021 -
In competition | RIDM - Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal, Canada
- 2022 -
In competition | Kingston Film Festival, Canada
In competition | Festival Vues sur mer, Canada
In competition | Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma, Canada
In competition | Atlanta Film Festival, USA
Prix NETFLIX CANADA & Prix MICROCLIMAT FILMS | Prends ça court!, Canada
In competition | Partie(s) de Campagne, France
In competition | Les Percéïdes, Canada
In competition | Make Dox Creative Documentary Film Festival, North Macedonia
In competition | Portobello Film Festival, UK
- 2022 -
Prix NETFLIX CANADA et Prix MICROCLIMAT FILMS | Prends ça court!, Canada
Nomination / Best Short Documentary | Canadian Screen Awards, Canada
Nomination / Best Short Documentary | Gala Québec Cinéma, Canada