FESTIVALS: goEast 2024 Announces Lineup

    Working Class Goes To Hell by Mladen Đorđević Working Class Goes To Hell by Mladen Đorđević credit: Banda Film

    WIESBADEN: Films by Mladen Đorđević and Tinatin Kajrishvili are among the 16 titles selected for the main competition of the 24th goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film, which will be held in Wiesbaden 24 – 30 April 2024.

    Levan Akin’s Crossing (Sweden, Denmark, France, Turkey, Georgia), produced by French Quarter Film and coproduced by RMV, SVT, Adomeit Film, Easy Riders Films, Bir Film and 1991 Productions, will open the festival.

    This year, goEast will focus on Albania and Kosovo.

    Hosted by DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmuseum, goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film is one of the most international significant platforms for cinema from the CEE region. With its programme consisting of film screenings and accompanying events, goEast’s reach extends beyond regional audiences – to communities with histories of migration from Eastern Europe and industry guests from the international film sector alike.


    09.05.2022 (the Netherlands, Romania)
    Directed by Nicole Philmon
    Produced by Atoms & Void
    Coproduced by Avanpost

    1489 (Armenia)
    Directed by Shogakat Vardanyan

    A Picture to Remember (France, Germany, Ukraine)
    Directed by Olga Chernykh

    Bauryna Salu (Kazakhstan)
    Directed by Ashkat Kuchinchirekov

    Citizen Saint (Georgia, France, Bulgaria)
    Directed by Tinatin Kajrishvili 
    Produced by Studio Artizm, Gemini
    Coproduced by Mandra Films, Chouchkov Brothers
    Supported by the Georgian National Film CenterEurimages

    Fairy Garden (Hungary, Croatia, Romania)
    Directed by Gergö Somogyvári
    Produced by New Retina Productions Kft.
    Coproduced by Camp Film, Restart, Avanpost

    Holy Week (Romania, Switzerland)
    Directed by Andrei Cohn 
    Produced by Mandragora
    Coproduced by Bord Cadre Films
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre (CNC)

    KIX (Hungary, Croatia, France)
    Directed by Bálint Révész, Dávid Mikulán
    Produced by ELF Pictures
    Coproduced by Eclectica, Cinephage, HBO Max, ARTE France

    Madina (Kazahstan)
    Directed by Aizhan Kassymbek

    Oxygen Station (Ukraine, Czech Republic, Sweden, Slovakia)
    Directed by Ivan Tymchenko 
    Produced by Svitlofor Film
    Coproduced by Silk Films, HOBAB, Flying Colors Pictures, in partnership with RBB (Germany) and SVT (Sweden)
    Supported by the Ukrainian State Film Agency, the Czech Film Fund

    Plague (Russia)
    Directed by Dmitrii Davydov

    Processes (Belarus, Poland)
    Directed by Andrei Kashperski

    Silence of Reason (Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia)
    Directed by Kumjana Novakova
    Produced by Pravo Ljudski
    Coproduced by Medea

    Smiling Georgia (Georgia, Germany)
    Directed by Luka Beradze
    Produced by 1991 Productions
    Coproduced by Color of May, Enkeny Films

    Stepne (Ukraine, Germany, Poland, Slovakia)
    Directed by Maryna Vroda 
    Produced by vrodastudio
    Coproduced by Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf, Tandem Production, Koi StudioNew Europe Film SalesKerekes Film
    Supported by the Ukraine State Film Agency, Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf, (MBB-ILB) Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, RBB – Rundfunk Berlin- Brandenburg, Koi-Studio, New Europe Film Sales, the Slovak Film Commission, Kerekes Film, FVG Audiovisual Fund

    Working Class Goes To Hell / Radnička klasa ide u pakao (Serbia, Greece, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Croatia, Romania)
    Directed by Mladen Đorđević
    Produced by Banda, Sense Production
    Coproduced by Agitprop, Homemade Films, Adriatic WesternKinoramaTangaj ProductionCinnamon Films
    Supported by Film Center Serbia, the Bulgarian National Film Center, the Greek Film Centre, the Film Centre of Montenegro, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), Eurimages