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CinÉast brings Central and Eastern Europe to Luxembourg

CinÉast brings Central and Eastern Europe to Luxembourg

CinÉast - the Central and Eastern European Film Festival - is back for its fourth time between October 5 and 23 to 12 theatres in Luxembourg city and other towns. The aim is to present the multi-national Luxembourg audiences with a selection of mostly recent, remarkable films, often awarded in international festivals, but rarely shown in the Grand Duchy.

Nine films have been selected for the official competition: Zuzana Liová’s The House [+see also:
trailer
interview: Zuzana Liová
film profile
]
, Florin Şerban’s If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ada Condeescu
film profile
]
, Jan Komasa’s Suicide Room [+see also:
trailer
interview: Jakub Gierszal - Shooting S…
interview: Jan Komasa
film profile
]
, Radim Spacek’s Walking Too Fast [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Radim Spacek
film profile
]
, Ágnes Kocsis’ Adrienn Pál [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Agnes Kocsis, director of P…
film profile
]
, Marcin Wrona’s The Christening [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Marcin Wrona
film profile
]
, Václav Kadrnka’s Eighty Letters, Lech Majewski’s The Mill and the Cross [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
interview: Lech Majewski
film profile
]
and Konstantin Bojanov’s Avé [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Konstantin Bojanov
film profile
]
.

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Radek Lipka, programme director of CinÉast festival, said “In 2011, the festival has almost doubled in size and with over 80 screenings (40 features and 30 short films, incl. features, documentaries and animations), an official competition with a jury presided by Agnieszka Holland, a dozen guests, three mini-retrospectives, special-themed evenings, debates, screenings for children, teenagers and students, four marathons of short films, as well as 7 concerts, 2 exhibitions, gastronomic events and a charity project, the CinÉast festival has become one of the largest events focusing on the cinematography and wider culture of the Central and Eastern European region in the world.”

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