Celebrate 20 years of goEast with us virtually. Our free online programme is full of Central and Eastern European culture for you to discover. May it be inspired discussions with masters of their profession, virtual visits to a cinema or a meticulously curated meme exhibition – this is where you get goEast for everyone, anywhere.

Supporting programme

A master class with Václav Marhoul, a workshop talk with the exceptional Romanian director Radu Jude or discussion panels on the latest issues in the film industry. Here you can meet with filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe.

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Open Frame Award


Visit the Caligari FilmBühne in Wiesbaden despite Corona, made possible by our Caligari VR. The Open Frame Award has a new venue and with eight exclusive 360° and virtual reality projects it is more adventurous than ever.

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Exhibition: Memes from Slavistan


Is there still a difference between East and West in a globalized world? The Memes from Slavistan give you the answer. A humoristic exhibition of an internet phenomenon that often doesn't mince words.

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The virtual meet-up of young talents. About 30 participants of the East-West Talent Lab take part in workshops and discussion panels and by the end of the festival week present their own projects. Here is where the Central and Eastern European film of tomorrow is made.

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Festival Catalogue

All films, all sections, all jury members. Dive into our festival catalogue and get an insight into what the anniversary edition of goEast would have looked like. But don't worry, we will show many films on the big screen later this year.

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Special Events

Watch the Opening as well as the Award Ceremony online. Due to the Corona crisis both events couldn't take place in public, but nevertheless we made an Opening and an Award Ceremony online.

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