goEast 2025


The festival dates for the 25th anniversary of goEast 2025 have already been set. We look forward to welcoming you to Wiesbaden from April 23 to 29, 2025.

goEast 2024


For all those who missed goEast: the festival impressions are now online and can be found in our gallery.



In September 2023 23 received sad news from Lithuania: Svetlana Sikora, the first artistic director of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film, passed away in her hometown Vilnius. We would like to express our sincere condolences to Svetlana’s family.  

Claudia Dillmann, former director of Deutsches Filmmuseum and Deutsches Filminstitut – DIF e.V. in Frankfurt as well as the founder of goEast, shares her memories of Svetlana in this obituary.




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