The Second Wave
Dir. Maria Stoianova / Ukraine / 2020 / 5’ / Polish premiere
Director: Maria Stoianova
Screenplay: Maria Stoianova
Cinematography: Maria Stoianova, Isidore Mankofsky
Editing: Maria Stoianova
Sound: Maria Stoianova
Producer: Maria Stoianova
Production: Maria Stoianova
World sales: Maria Stoianova
Language: Ukrainian, English, Russian
Our future comes now and in the next second - like waves; while photography stays at the depth where the wave no longer moves the water particles. This depth is equal to about one half the distance between me and my grandfather. The distance between us is called a wavelength.
FESTIVALS AND AWARDS
Unified Filmmakers Festival
Maria Stoianova is a Kyiv-based independent filmmaker. After finishing her education in Cultural Studies and Social Anthropology, she worked in different positions in the Ukrainian film industry. She has directed and edited several short documentaries, among which are the award-winning films “Ma” (2017) and “Above the Styx” (2019). She has finished her studies at the Sergey Bukovsky Film Program and works on her first feature-length documentary at present.