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  • Friday 1 July 2016

    Jean Desmet Films on YouTube Channel EYE

    More than two hundred films from the collection of cinema exhibitor and film pioneer Jean Desmet can now be viewed on EYE’s YouTube channel. The Desmet collection in EYE was entered in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register in 2011. The selection is now collected on a playlist. Jean Desmet (1875-1956) began his career as a fairground operator. He was one of the first film exhibitors to open a...

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  • Thursday 30 June 2016

    EYE in Bologna: FIAF Congress and Film Festival Il Cinema Ritrovato

    EYE director Sandra den Hamer and a fair number of her co-workers are currently in Bologna, where Den Hamer will offer a presentation on the new Collection Centre for the 72nd congress of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF)....

  • Wednesday 18 May 2016

    EYE launches its first virtual location

    You can now visit EYE Filmmuseum not only in Amsterdam, but also at home on the sofa. With the specially developed EYE VR tour, you can pay a virtual visit to EYE for free.  The EYE VR tour Thanks to the EYE VR tour, the film museum is now open...

  • Monday 8 February 2016

    Historic footage of Rotterdam by Andor von Barsy now available on DVD

    The dynamic images made in 1928 of the booming port of Rotterdam – with unique footage of the inner city – was restored by EYE Film Institute the Netherlands in 2010. The film is now available on DVD in EYE shop at 10 Euros – a bargain. The...

  • Monday 11 January 2016

    In memoriam David Bowie

    EYE staat stil bij het overlijden van David Bowie, die op 8 januari jl. overleed op 69-jarige leeftijd. De wendbare popzanger had ook een carrière als filmacteur, die begon met een memorabel optreden als buitenaards wezen in Nicholas Roegs The Man...

  • Monday 21 December 2015

    Film historian and film collector Tjitte de Vries (1938) dies at the age of 77

    Dutch research journalist, film historian, film collector and former film critic Tjitte de Vries (1938) died on 15 December this month. Together with his wife Ati Mul he looked after the Melbourne-Cooper fund deposited at EYE. In 2009 the couple...

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