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

Ruxandra Ghitescu

Ruxandra Ghitescu

Ruxandra Ghițescu is a Romanian visual artist, screenwriter and filmmaker. She graduated from the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design in Germany. Currently, Ruxandra works as a director of films and commercials and as a scriptwriter. Her feature debut Otto the Barbarian, a Romanian-Belgian co-production, received support as part of several workshops for promising projects in development (Berlinale Script Station 2016, CineLink Sarajevo 2016 and L´Atelier de Cinefondation 2017). It won the Macedonian Film Institute Prize and the CineLink Work in Progress 2019 Award. The film premiered at 2020 Sarajevo Film Festival.