The 15th anniversary edition of CinEast will take place from 6 to 23 October 2022. Save the date and get ready for a good dose of Central and Eastern European films, music & more.
Thanks to your generosity our special charity screening of "The Earth Is Blue As An Orange" by Iryna Tsylik on 31/03/2022 and the related action raised 5432,52 EUR that we donated to LUkraine asbl. See photos. We will continue to support Ukraine throughout 2022.
The 14th hybrid edition of CinEast attracted over 8500 participants, with more than 4800 spectators in cinemas, over 2600 online views and more than 1100 people attending our special events. Many thanks to all and see you in 2022!
We are happy to announce that in the framework of the 2021 Charity Project we managed to collect 2239,06 EUR for the Lindenfeld Association in Romania. Thank you for your generosity and stay tuned for more details.
The Awards Ceremony of CinEast 2021 takes place on Saturday 23/10 at 7pm at Kinepolis Kirchberg. The Ceremony will be followed by the Closing Film My Sunny Maad by jury member Michaela Pavlátová. Limited number of tickets available here.
Three opportunities to meet the Golden Bear winner and Jury president Radu Jude: special screening of Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn with extended Q&A (21/10), Awards Ceremony (23/10) or the Encounter with Radu Jude (24/10). Not to be missed.
The Closing event of the 14th edition brings a live performance by the notorious French band Flying Orkestar and a Balkan party with Lazarus Soundsystem DJs from Belgium. Eastern European food and drinks available. Tickets (12/15 EUR).
Live soundtrack by Luxembourgish duo Gregario to Czechoslovak animated short movies "The Hand" and "Archangel Gabriel and Mistress Goose" by Jiří Trnka (Wed 20/10 at 8pm at Rotondes). Tickets for 10 EUR here.
The Italian director Francesco Montagner who won the Pardo d'oro of the Cineasti del presente at Locarno this year with the documentary Brotherhood, will present the film on Mon 18/10 at 20.45 at Neimënster.
Don't miss our "Love Evening" on Sun 17/10 from 18.00 at Neimënster with the documentaries Love Around The World & A Marriage and the debate Faces of Love in the presence of the film director Kateřina Hager and local experts Sandra Michely and Christine Fandel.
The Luxembourgish premiere of the Crystal Globe-winning film As Far As I Can Walk co-produced by Les Films Fauves, with director Stefan Arsenijević, producer Miroslav Mogorović, co-producer Gilles Chanial and others - 16/10 at 7 pm at Kinepolis Kirchberg. Tickets here.
Special evening "Friday for the Planet" with documentaries As Far As Possible & The Last Generation followed by the debate Dreams of Escape from the System with the director of Greenpeace Luxembourg Raymond Aendekerk, directors of both films and a protagonist - 15/10 from 6.30 at Neimënster.
Festival passes (hybrid & online), Fan packs and VIP packs now available here! Tickets sale starts on Friday 1 October. Events tickets are already available - see the Practical section for more details.
The special gala screening of the Luxembourgish film The Living Witnesses in the presence of the directors, producers and protagonists, followed by a debate, takes place on Sun 10/10 at 7 pm at Kinepolis Kirchberg. Tickets here.
Don't miss the first ciné-debate "Quiet Female Rebellion" in the framework of our Women's Event with the film Hive and special guests Blerta Basholli, Vinciane Istace and Gosia Kramer. Moderated by Martyna Adamska (Sat 9/10, 19.00, Neimënster)
The vernissage of the photographic exhibition "Dreams of Escape" takes place on Thu 7/10 at 5.30 at Neimënster (free entrance), in the presence of featured artists Rafael Heygster ('Corona Rhapsody') and Martyna Wojtkowska ('Free Tracks').
We are honoured to be able to announce that the International Jury of the 14th edition of CinEast will be presided over by the award-winning Romanian director and scriptwriter Radu Jude. Discover the films in competition and the other members of our juries.
Don't miss the Opening Event of CinEast 2021 (Melusina, Friday 8/10 from 7.30pm) - Balkan evening with two concerts and a DJ party! Vasko & The Uncles From The Dark (SI) & Trio Dandy (FR) live and DJ Grounchoo (FR). Get your tickets here (15 EUR).
The 14th edition will be organised under the CovidCheck regime. This means that at physical screenings and events you will be asked to show your CovidCheck certificate or undergo a quick test. More info.
We are looking for volunteers who could help us with the organisation of the festival in October. If you are interested in this experience, please sign up here. We would love to have you on board!
The full programme, including the films in competition and members of the juries will be presented at the CinEast 2021 press conference held on Wednesday 22 September at 11am at the Cinémathèque (17 Place du Théâtre, Luxembourg).
The selection of short films in all three categories - fiction, animated and documentary - has been closed. The 35 selected films, many of which have received important awards, will be presented to you during four short film marathons at Neimënster and Cinémathèque.
The 14th edition of CinEast (7-24 October 2021) will once again be organised in the "hybrid" format, with regular screenings in cinemas combined with content available online.
The upcoming 14th edition of CinEast will take place all around Luxembourg from 7 to 24 October 2021. Make sure to mark these dates in your calendar! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to get the latest updates.