News in collection
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, many of which were internationally acknowledged. Zwartjes became known from the late 1960s with his painterly and grainy monochrome films filled with...
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...
Tuesday 30 May 2017
Bert Haanstra, Fons Rademakers, Paul Verhoeven, Frans Weisz: directors who gave Dutch film a firm push in the right direction with titles such as Fanfare, Turks Fruit, Dorp aan de rivier and De inbreker. EYE’s collection website tells of their...
Monday 24 April 2017
Found Sounds: A Retrospective of Barbara Meter’s Avant-garde Films is the first extended retrospective of the experimental film maker in the USA and Spain. Films of Barbara Meter are in the collection of EYE Film Museum, that took care of the...