Hybrid edition - plunge into movies in cinemas as well as online

CinEast 2021 thematic cycle "Dreams of Escape"

Opening event with Vasko & The Uncles From The Dark (Melusina 8/10)

Cinédocs - reality caught on film

"Dreams of Escape" photo exhibition (Neimënster)

Reflecting social media and the online world

Love evening

Jazz cinéconcert: Kuba Więcek Trio (Neimënster 17/10)

Luxembourg co-productions

Celebrating 100 years since the birth of Stanislaw Lem

Focus on Slovenia

Closing event with Flying Orkestar & Lazarus Soundsystem DJs

Programmes for children and teenagers

Dreams of Escape

Dreams of Escape

The thematic cycle of CinEast 2021 - "Dreams of Escape" - will provide a reflection on various forms of our hopes for a change, distraction or getaway. More info here.

CinEast 2021 highlights

CinEast 2021 highlights

The 14th edition of CinEast will present over 100 screenings of 55 features and 35 short films as well as numerous accompanying events, including concerts, exhibitions and cinédebates, and over 20 guests.

Focus on Slovenia

Focus on Slovenia

In 2021 CinEast film festival puts the spotlight on Slovenian cinema and culture with a wide selection of new Slovenian features and shorts and Slovenian participation in the musical programme. More info coming soon.

Press conference


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). 

CinEast goes CovidCheck


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.

Call for volunteers


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!

Short films programmes


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. 

CinEast 2021 visual


We are pleased to share with you the poster of the 14th edition of CinEast (version without partners logos). Feel free to download it here and use it to help us promote the festival.

2021 - a hybrid edition


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. 

CinEast 2021 dates


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.

CinEast 2020 Awards


Grand Prix: Servants
Special Jury Prize: Mare
Critics' Prize: Stories from the Chestnut Woods 
Audience Award: Collective

CinEast 2020 in images


A video capturing some of the best moments from the 13th edition of the CinEast film festival held from 8 to 25 October in Luxembourg. Photos from the festival are available in our gallery.

CinEast 2020 figures


The 13th hybrid edition of CinEast attracted over 6450 participants, with 3150 spectators in cinemas, over 2700 online views and more than 600 people attending our special events. Many thanks to all and see you in 2021!