CinEast 2020 main theme "Planting the future. Our planet and societies at a crossroads"

Going "hybrid" - CinEast 2020 presents films in cinemas and online

"Planting the Future" photo exhibition (Neimënster)

Cinédocs - extraordinary real life stories

Getting intimate with touching dramas

Apéro Jazz: HeFi Quartet (Neimënster 25/10)

Focus on Hungary

CinEast@Mudam - a documentary about Jan Švankmajer

Closing event with Branko Galoić Trio (Melusina 23/10)

Four debates after selected films (climate activism, corruption & power of media, online sexual abuse, eco-communities)

New country - Belarus

CinEast 2020 Awards

CinEast 2020 Awards

Grand Prix: Servants
Special Jury Prize: Mare
Critics' Prize: Stories from the Chestnut Woods 
Audience Award: Collective
Audience Awards for the Best Short Films: Lake of Happiness (fiction), Way of Sylvie (animated), We Have One Heart (documentary) details

Focus on Hungary

Focus on Hungary

In 2020 CinEast puts the spotlight on Hungarian cinema and culture with a wide selection of new Hungarian features and shorts and a Hungarian band performing at the festival Opening party. More information

CinEast 2020 trailer

CinEast 2020 trailer

The official trailer of the 13th edition of CinEast. Created by Ágnes Kocsis and Noémi Mehrli, based on footage from the film Eden by Ágnes Kocsis. Additional cinematography by Vitalijus Kiselius.

Main partners

Daniel Kruglikov

director Drita

Daniel Kruglikov

Daniel Kruglikov is a son of Russian immigrants, he grew up in the United States and graduated from New York University, majoring in Economics and Russian Studies. He went on to direct music videos for some of the biggest names in indie rock music, including Sean Lennon, The GOASTT, and Patti Smith. He wrote and directed two short films, Lula, and The Farewell, which have screened at film festivals around the world. He has worked at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg as a director-in-residence, collaborating with the legendary conductor Valery Gergiev on film installations for his opera productions. In 2017, he co-wrote an ARTE feature documentary entitled Princes among Men about Romani communities, shot in seven countries of Eastern Europe. Daniel lives and works in New York City. In 2019, he completed his first feature film Drita, under the executive production of the British contemporary artist and Oscar-winning director Steve McQueen.