CEE meets Luxembourg - films made with/in Luxembourg

Feel-good entertaining movies for children and young people

A debate on how much parenting is too much (Neimënster, 21/10)

MYDY (CZ, electro/dance/pop) - Opening concert of CinEast 2022 (Melusina, 7/10)

Special Ukrainian programme with films, guests, discussions, charity project, gastronomy & more

CinEast@Mudam with a Georgian award-winning film (16/10)

"Communities" photo exhibition (Neimënster)

Focus on Czechia with films, guests and events

Ukrainian evening with Joryj Kłoc live, short films & Ukrainian snacks (Rotondes 20/10)

Women's event - film & debate about women for (not only) women (Neimënster 9/10)

Live soundtrack to "The Arrival from the Darkness" by Neuvěřitelno (Neimënster, 23/10)

CinEast 2022 Awards

CinEast 2022 Awards

Grand Prix: Gentle
Special Jury Prize: 107 Mothers
Critics' Prize: How Is Katia?
Young Talents Award: The Uncle
Audience Award: Sonata
Audience Awards for Best Short Films: Branka (fiction), This Will Not Be A Festival Film (animated), Attention All Passengers (documentary) details

Ukrainian programme

Ukrainian programme

A Special Ukrainian programme including six Ukrainian features and many short films, a debate, several guests, two concerts, photography projects, typical dishes & snacks and CinEast4Ukraine charity project. More information

Focus on Czechia

Focus on Czechia

In 2022 CinEast puts the spotlight on Czech cinema and culture with a wide selection of new Czech films, numerous guests, three concerts (including the Opening concert with MYDY), Czech gastronomy & more. More information.

CinEast 2022 figures


The 15th edition of CinEast attracted over 9850 participants, with over 6800 spectators in cinemas, 1200 online views and more than 1800 people attending our special events. Big thanks to all and see you in 2023!

CinEast 2022 - a look back


Video capturing some of the best moments from the 15th edition of the CinEast film festival held in Luxembourg from 6 to 23 October 2022. Photos from the festival are available in our gallery.

CinEast4Ukraine charity


Thanks to your generosity we managed to collect 16500 EUR through our CinEast4Ukraine charity project. We sent an equipped ambulance and some sleeping bags to help those in need in Ukraine. More info here.

Festival gallery


Photos from the festival are available in our gallery. Follow us on social media too - get the latest news on the festival Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.

CinEast 2022 winners


The Grand Prix of CinEast 2022 goes to the film Gentle by L.Csuja & A.E.Nemes (repeated on Sun at Cinematheque)! Other prizes: 107 Mothers by P.Kerekes (Special Jury Prize), How Is Katia? by C.Tynkevych (Critics' Prize), Sonata by B.Blaschke (Audience Award). Congratulations!

Online Cinema until 6 Nov.


CinEast Online Cinema with many films from the festival programme is available until 6 November. Get a special discounted Online Pass (5 screenings) and support our charity project (5 EUR from each pass goes to CinEast4Ukraine).

Charity finale screening


Special screening of Luxembourg, Luxembourg in the presence of the director Antonio Lukich, followed by the finale of the CinEast4Ukraine charity project with the possibility to purchase photos from our exhibitions. Sun 23/10, 18.30 at Neimënster.

Awards Ceremony 2022


The Awards Ceremony of CinEast 2022 will take place at Kinepolis Kirchberg on Sat. 22/10 at 7pm. The ceremony will be followed by the screening of The Happiest Man In The World by the president of the International Jury Teona Strugar Mitevska.

Joryj Kłoc live


Join us at the CinEast Ukrainian Evening with the folk-rock band Joryj Kłoc. Ukrainian short films programme “The One Minutes Jr. Ukraine“, Ukrainian food and a DJ set are also on the menu of this special event at Rotondes (20/10).

Short film marathons


Four short film marathons presenting some of the most remarkable short films from CEE countries (fiction, documentary and animated) are on the programme, starting with fiction shorts (South) at Neimënster on Tue 11/10.  

DZ'OB in concert


The Ukrainian avantgarde ensemble DZ'OB will perform live at Neimënster on Wed. 19/10 at 8 pm. Think of Aphex Twin meeting Shostakovich.

Pamfir - premiere


We are proud to host the national premiere of Pamfir by Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk. The film was co-produced by Adolf El Assal from Wady Films (Luxembourg) and also Klaudia Śmieja from Madants (Poland) - both will attend the screening on Tue 18/10 (Ciné Utopia 7 pm).

Zamachowski & Vagnerová


Two well-known actors attending the festival on Sunday 16/10: Zbigniew Zamachowski talking about his rich career after Three Colours: White (Cinémathèque), and Hana Vagnerová sharing secrets about Borders of Love (Neimënster).

Goran Bregović at CinEast


CinEast & Rockhal present the legendary musician Goran Bregović with his Wedding & Funeral Band live at the Rockhal in Esch sur Alzette on 17 October 2022. Get your tickets here!

Debate on sustainability


After the film The Visitors, the director Veronika Lišková and the head of Greenpeace Luxembourg Raymond Aendekerk will discuss environmental and social sustainability and building communities. Cinémathèque on Fri 14/10 at 20.30.

Communities exhibition


The vernissage of the "Communities" photo exhibition takes place on Thu 6/10 at the Cloitre in Neimënster. In the presence of the curator Martyna Szymańska, free entrance. The exhibition will be freely accessible until 23 October.

Debate about Ukraine


The debate Ukraine at a Crossroads tackling the context of the current situation in Ukraine with directors Christina Tynkevych and Denys Husakov will follow the Ukrainian Short Films Programme on Wed 12/10 at 8pm at Neimënster.

Women's Event


The traditional event about women for (not only) women this year with Nightsiren and debate tackling gender equality, sexual empowerment and misogynistic stereotypes. Sun 9/10 at 8pm Neimënster, with scriptwriter Barbora Námerová and Jacques Molitor.

Films in competition


We are proud to present the Official Competition selection. Discover the 7 films in competition of CinEast 2022 here. We are also happy that we have achieved a perfect gender balance as regards the film directors of the competition films.

Concerts & parties


CinEast also offers many musical events. Check out this year's Cinémusic selection and book your tickets not to miss out. From electro-pop (MYDY) through Balkan (Goran Bregović) to live soundtracks to silent films or Ukrainian folk-rock, make your pick.

Programme is published


The full programme of the 15th edition of CinEast is now available in the Programme section and can be also downloaded here. You can also buy festival passes and tickets for most screenings and events via our ticketing page.

Call for volunteers


Help us make this 15th anniversary edition a success. Become a volunteer of CinEast 2022. We'd love to have you in our team! Apply here by 18 September.

CinEast 2022 dates


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.

CinEast 2021 figures


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!

CinEast 2021 in images


A video capturing some of the best moments from the 14th edition of the CinEast film festival held from 7 to 24 October in Luxembourg. Photos from the festival are available in our gallery.

Charity project results


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.