The sixteenth edition of CinEast, the Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Luxembourg, is taking place from Thursday 5 to Sunday 22 October 2023.

The programme includes about 120 in-cinema screenings of 60 feature films and over 40 short films.

In addition to the films, this year's programme will include various events such as concerts, ciné-debates, a photography exhibition and two other exhibitions, several special evenings and the CinEast Pro co-production forum.

This year’s edition includes a special focus on Ukraine, presenting Ukrainian films and moderating discussions related to the situation in Ukraine, organised in collaboration with the Ukrainian Embassy in Brussels and LUkraine asbl.

Besides the main festival venues in Luxembourg City (Cinémathèque, Neimënster, Ciné Utopia and Kinepolis Kirchberg), screenings will also take place at the Ancien Cinéma in Vianden, Ciné Starlight (CNA) in Dudelange and also the Kino Achteinhalb in Saarbrücken. Special screenings will take place in Mudam and Cercle Cité and in partnership with the Musées de la Ville. Furthermore, a number of school screenings will take place at collaborating schools.

Six films co-produced by Luxembourg will be presented in special screenings with numerous guests.

CinEast has grown significantly since its inception in 2008, attracting a diverse audience. In 2022, it drew around 9,850 attendees. CinEast features films from former communist countries that are now EU members, as well as other countries from former Yugoslavia, Albania, Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia. The festival is supported by various partners, including Luxembourg's Ministry of Culture, Film Fund Luxembourg, the City of Luxembourg, PwC, Kulczyk Investments and cultural institutes of several participating countries.

Venue: Across Luxembourg

Organiser: CinEast

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