Cinetrain: unique cinema journeys

Welcome to Cinetrain!

Cinetrain is a multi award-winning unique cinema event
taking place in Russia once every second year.

We gather young professional filmmakers from all over the world to participate in a thrilling and extreme documentary filmmaking adventure... By train! Professional skills training, cross-cultural colaboration and dialogue, unique production workflow, traveling: Cinetrain is all that and much more!

On the footsteps of A. Medvedkin...

We did not invent Cinetrain. In soviet Russia, in the 1930's, film crews, under the guidance of Aleksandr Medvedkin, used to travel through the Soviet Union in specially equipped wagons. Although they were filming the industrial achievements of the regime, the underlying goal was to give the power of speech to people who didn’t normally have the opportunity to get their voices heard.