Fiction feature film I 78’ I CANADA I 2017

Kristina Wagenbauer


Sasha’s mother arrives on her doorstep like a hurricane without warning. The young musician is unable to hide her trepidation as her mother asks to sleep on her couch. As Sasha prepares for the most important concert of her career, the pitiful reasons for her mother’s visit come to light. Sasha must find a way to survive the remaining 24 hours before her big show, confronting both the volatile woman and the past that Sasha had worked so hard to leave behind her.


  • Festival du nouveau cinema Montreal Canada
  • Seattle Film Festival
  • Cinefest Sudbury International Film-Canada
  • Filmfest Bremen International Film Festival germany
  • Naples International Film Festival U.S
  • TOFIFEST Poland
  • Whistler Film Festival Canada
  • Solothurn Film Festival Switzerland


SASHINKA- un film de Kristina Wagenbauer -La bande-annonce (en salle le 24 août) from Funfilmdistribution on Vimeo.


Born in Russia, Kristina moved to Lugano when she was 8 years old and she lived in the Swiss Italian city until she graduated in Communication Sciences at the University of Lugano. In 2010, Kristina moved to Montreal where she completed the Film Directing program at INIS.
Since 2007 she has directed,
written and produced several short-films. Her first feature Sashinka was supported by
Telefilm Canada’s micro budget fund.
Over the last few years, her work was showcased in several festivals including Locarno Film Festival, Regard sur le court-métrage in Saguenay, Off-Courts Trouville and Oberhausen Short Film Festival.
Kristina also attended several prestigious workshops, including The Summer Film School at the Locarno Film Festival 2008, the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2011, and the Eave producer’s workshop in 2014.