News in collection
Friday 17 May 2019
The short film The Twins has been preserved as part of the Desmet collection at Eye Filmmuseum for decades, but has only recently been identified as one of the lost films from the oeuvre of Lois Weber, the first female American director, producer and screenwriter. The Twins (US, 1911) will be screened prior to The Women of Ryazan on 26th May at 20.30, with live musical accompaniment by Stephen...
Thursday 1 February 2018
The complete archive of VJ pioneer Peter Rubin has recently been donated to EYE. On 17 February, Amsterdam’s VjAcademy brings a new mix of original work based on the collection of Rubin, who was one of the founding fathers of the VJ scene. The...
Wednesday 22 November 2017
Frans Zwartjes, internationally acclaimed icon of Dutch experimental film, passes away at the age of 90
Visual artist and filmmaker Frans Zwartjes (Alkmaar, 13 May 1927 – The Hague, 18 November 2017) passed away last Saturday. Frans Zwartjes is regarded as one of the most versatile Dutch experimental filmmakers. He has made more than fifty films,...
Thursday 29 June 2017
Fantasia or Color in Early Cinema is available in bookshops - a glorious anthology of coloring in early film, using a large selection from the EYE collection. The subject is explained in detail by the four authors who enjoy a great deal of...
Monday 12 June 2017
A number of films by Dutch experimental filmmakers from EYE’s collection will be screened at the IVAC Festival taking place in Nicosia, Cyprus from 14-20 June. D.I.Y. [Dutch It Yourself] Experimental Films in the Netherlands brings work by some...
Friday 2 June 2017
Karel Dibbets (1947) passed away on 28 May. Dibbets, who worked at the University of Amsterdam until his retirement, is one of the most important historians of cinema in the Netherlands. His career as a film historian began in 1986 with De...