• Eye Filmmuseum
    Tuesday 31 March 2020

    Eye Filmmuseum is temporarily closed

    In line with the national policy with regards to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Eye Filmmuseum is temporarily closed through 28 April. It has closed the doors of its cinemas, exhibition spaces, Eye Study and bar-restaurant. Follow the announcements on this website, our social media channels and in the newsletter (in Dutch) about the duration of the closure. In the meanwhile, discover treasures on...


  • Friday 20 March 2020
    Kahlil Joseph

    Kahlil Joseph winner of the Eye Art & Film Prize 2020

    Kahlil Joseph has been named the winner of the Eye Art & Film Prize 2020. His work is at the interface between cinema, visual arts and music. With the Eye Art & Film Prize of £25,000, Joseph can create new work.

  • Monday 9 March 2020

    VR Traveling While Black postponed

    Due to the coronavirus, the virtual reality experience Traveling While Black by Roger Ross Williams has been postponed until further notice. The VR installation is part of the Black Light film programme, which runs until 15 April. Eye Filmmuseum...

  • Tuesday 3 March 2020

    Public lecture series This is Film! on recycling, re-using and remixing archival film

    This is Film! Film Heritage in Practice is an annual public lecture series with international guest speakers and remarkable archival footage. Together with invited guests, each of the six sessions will touch upon different forms of creative...

  • Monday 27 January 2020

    In memoriam: Paul Spehr and Eileen Bowser

    Last month the international film archive community lost two deeply respected colleagues: Paul Spehr (1931–2019) and Eileen Bowser (1928–2019). Paul Spehr On Friday 20 December 2019 the film archivist and early film expert Paul Spehr died, after a...

  • Tuesday 10 December 2019
    Thomas Elsaesser - photo by Amanda Gedeon

    Emeritus Professor Thomas Elsaesser: an obituary

    Professor Thomas Elsaesser passed away unexpectedly on 4 December in Beijing. Elsaesser was the founder of the first Film and Television Studies programme at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Eye looks back with great affection to its association...