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  • Ex Machina
    Tuesday 2 October 2018

    Museumnacht 2018 in Eye

    Man and Machine will merge during Museum Night at Eye. Intelligent silicon chip implants and artificial intelligence as a formidable rival of the human brain; it has long ceased to be a distant reality only. Don’t be amazed to find Museum Night at Eye taken over by machines or to find yourself wandering in a jungle of data until you have reached a black hole or the point of no return... This...


  • Thursday 6 April 2017

    Wang Bing wins 2017 EYE Art & Film Prize

    Wang Bing was announced as the winner of the 2017 EYE Art & Film Prize at a ceremony in Amsterdam’s EYE Filmmuseum on Thursday, 6 April 2017. Bing received the £25,000 GBP prize, which will go towards funding the creation of new work. In...

  • Monday 6 February 2017

    Soil in my Pocket on EYE’s front facade

    From 14 February the exterior of EYE’s building will act as a podium for Soil in my Pocket: two related  film essays about the longings and dreams of migrants of the past. The poetic installation, which contains film material drawn from EYE’s...

  • 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 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...

  • Monday 5 October 2015

    Jay Weissberg new director Le Giornate del Cinema Muto in Pordenone

    At the end of the 34th edition of the leading festival for silent films (3-11 October), David Robinson, festival director since 1997, will pass on the baton to Jay Weissberg. Film critic David Robinson was born in England in 1930. The former...