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

Radu Ciorniciuc

Radu Ciorniciuc

Radu Ciorniciuc co-founded the first independent media organisation in Romania in 2012 - Casa Jurnalistului, a community of reporters specialized in in-depth, long-form and multimedia reporting. Since then, he has been working as a long-form writer and undercover investigative reporter. His investigations are focused on human rights, animal welfare and environmental issues across the globe. His investigative and reporting work was published by most of the major international media organizations in the world such as Channel 4 News, The Guardian, Al Jazeera, etc. and received national and international awards. His journalistic work was acknowledged by the Royal Television Society UK (2014), Amnesty International UK (2014), Harold Wincott Awards for Business, Economic and Financial Journalism (2016), and by other international and national prestigious institutions.