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  • Ingrid van Engelshoven, Meriem Bennani en Sandra den Hamer
    Monday 8 April 2019

    Meriem Bennani wins the Eye Art & Film Prize 2019

    On Thursday 4 April, during the annual Gala at Eye Filmmuseum in Amsterdam, Meriem Bennani was announced the winner of the Eye Art & Film Prize 2019 by the Dutch Minister of Culture Ingrid van Engelshoven. The award comes with a GBP 25,000 cash prize to be used to create new work. According to Sandra den Hamer, director of Eye Filmmuseum and chair of the jury, the artist receives the prize...


  • Tuesday 2 October 2018
    Ex Machina

    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...

  • 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...