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

Dea Gjinovci

Dea Gjinovci

Dea Gjinovci, a Swiss-Albanian film director and producer. She splits her time between Paris, London and Geneva. She is a 2019 Film Independent Fellow and a Sundance Talent Forum 2019 alumna. Her award-winning documentary short Sans le Kosovo won the Best National Film award at Dokufest 2017. Wake Up on Mars, her feature-length documentary debut, received support from the Sundance Film Institute and the Ford Foundation JustFilms and was selected for the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival. In 2018, together with her fellow filmmaker Antoine Goldet, Dea co-founded “Amok Films”, a documentary film company based in Paris. Dea´s work has been described as “a pure embodiment of human dignity” with a sense of “beauty, poetry, sensitivity and wonder”.