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16.04.2021

PRESS RELEASEgoEast 2021: Press Conference // Ost-Kiosk Outdoor Encounters and Streaming Instead of Caligari Screenings: goEast Brings Central and Eastern European Cinema to Online Audiences and Select Open-Air Events to the Rhine-Main Region

Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, 16 April 2021After the first hybrid baby steps last year at goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film, hosted annually by DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & … more
13.04.2021

PRESS RELEASEVirtual Reality to go // New forms, new format and a new form of cinema – experience the Open Frame Award // VR Headsets to go // Public Distancing in Wiesbaden: The Drive-in Cinema & the Ost-Kiosk // blogEast is back

Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, 13 April 2021With the fourth edition of the Open Frame Award, goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film continues its journey through new forms and media formats … more
24.03.2021

PRESS RELEASEgoEast Online and On Demand // "Life Demands Brave Decisions" – Courageous Selection Highlights Full Diversity of Cinema in Bioscope Section // The Open Frame Award Opens Eyes to Innovative Forms of Cinema

Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, 24 March 2021It is with great regret that the organisers of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film must concede that the current outlook for the cultural … more
04.03.2021

PRESS RELEASEThe Dream of Cinema – YELLOW CAT Poised to Open 21st Edition of goEast // Short, Shorter, Anarchic – The RheinMain Short Film Award and Anarcho Shorts at goEast // Propulsive Balkan Beats // Experimental Film Master Class with Péter Lichter and Márió Z. Nemes

Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, 4 March 2021YELLOW CAT (Zheltaya Koshka, Kazakhstan/France, 2020), directed by long-time festival friend Adilkhan Yerzhanov, has been selected as the opening film for this … more
17.02.2021

PRESS RELEASE"Let's go!" // 60 Years of Manned Space Flight – Homage to Yuri Gagarin // Pop-Up Culture at the Pan-European Picnic // Anti-Oscar Night with Radu Jude and Dan Perjovschi // Accreditation and Press Conference

Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, 17 February 2021As Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin set off from Kazakhstan's Tyuratam spaceport on 12 April 1961, on the first manned space flight in human history, he is … more
02.02.2021

PRESS RELEASE21st Edition of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film (20-26 April 2021) // goEast Aims to Return to the Cinema // goEast Symposium 2021: "Unveiling Central Asia" // Emerging Together, Beyond Borders – Apply Now for the East-West Talent Lab

Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, 2 February 2021From 20 to 26 April 2021, goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film, organised by DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum, will be … more
22.11.2020

PRESS RELEASEgoEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film presents the last winner of its 20th edition // ZANA receives the Audience Award

Wiesbaden/Frankfurt (Germany), 22 November 2020The competition section of goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film, consisting of 16 was supposed to take place from May 5-10 2020, was … more
11.05.2020

PRESS RELEASEPresenting the Award Winners for the 20th Anniversary Edition of goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film // ROUNDS wins Golden Lily for Best Film and International Film Critic’s Award from FIPRESCI (for Fiction Feature) // Best Director Goes to NOVA LITUANIA

Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, 11 May 2020ROUNDS (Bulgaria/Serbia/France, 2019, directed by Stephan Komandarev) is the winner of the main prize of the 20th edition of goEast – Festival of Central and … more