One of the highlights of the musical programme of CinEast 2023 will be the concert of the Bosnian band Dubioza Kolektiv on the lucky Friday 13 October at the Rockhal. Organised in collaboration with Rockhal. Get your tickets here.
The Official Opening of the 16th edition will take place on 5 October at 7 pm at neimēnster. The ceremony will be followed by the Opening film - the extraordinary documentary from Ukraine In the Rearview by Maciek Hamela, recent winner of the Sheffield DocFest.
You can now purchase your festival pass and single tickets to screenings as well as preorder online viewings. Explore the programme and make sure not to miss out! You can also support the festival by buying a fan pack or vip pack.
The programme of the 16th edition of CinEast can now be consulted or downloaded. The tickets and passes will be on sale from 22 Sept. Discover our films in competition, jury members, guests, concerts and more.
The energetic folk band Yagody from Ukraine will perform live at the festival's Opening event at Melusina on Sat 7/10 from 8 pm. Followed by a DJ party and with Ukrainian food available! Get your tickets here (5 EUR from each ticket goes to our charity project).
The full programme and all details about our competition line-up, films, guests, juries, concerts and other events will be presented at our Press Conference held at the Cinémathèque on Tue 19 Sept. (11 am). On 20 Sept. the programme will be published on our website.
Join the CinEast team and help us make the upcoming 16th edition as wonderful as possible. We need you and your skills (e.g. photography, video, graphics, driving...)! Apply by 18 Sept here.
The visual for the 16th edition is based on a photo by Marta Iwanek taken near Lutsk in Ukraine before the war. We hope that you like it! Click to see the whole poster.
A special charity screening of the award-winning film Klondike on 12 June at the Cinémathèque, organised in the framework of "CinEast presents" cycle of screenings outside of the festival and "Ukrainian Days in Luxembourg". We managed to collect 1036,96 EUR! Thank you!
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!
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.
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!
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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
The Ukrainian avantgarde ensemble DZ'OB will perform live at Neimënster on Wed. 19/10 at 8 pm. Think of Aphex Twin meeting Shostakovich.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!