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

Agnieszka Holland

director Charlatan

Agnieszka Holland

Agnieszka Holland is one of Poland's most prominent film directors and screenwriters. After graduating from Prague Film School (FAMU) in 1971, she started her film career as an assistant of Krzysztof Zanussi and Andrzej Wajda, and gained notoriety as part of the "Polish New Wave". She collaborated on many scripts, including Wajda's Danton (1982), Korczak (1990) and Kieslowski's Trois couleurs. Bleu (1993). Her 1978 feature debut Provincial Actors won the FIPRESCI prize at Cannes. Angry Harvest (1985), was nominated for an Academy Award and in 1991 Europa, Europa earned even greater international acclaim (Oscar nomination, Golden Globe). Other successes followed: The Secret Garden (1993), Total Eclipse (1995), Washington Square (1997), and Julie Walking Home (2001). In 2011, she presided over the International Jury of CinEast and personally presented her drama In Darkness, which was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards. In 2017 she received the Silver Bear for her film Spoor at the Berlinale. CinEast also presented her miniseries Burning Bush (2013) and the film Mr. Jones (2019). She is a member of the European Film Academy.