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Now and soon in Eye

still from The Vanishing (Spoorloos) (George Sluizer, NL 1988)
still from The Vanishing (Spoorloos) (George Sluizer, NL 1988)

75 Restorations

This year Eye Filmmuseum celebrates its 75th anniversary by releasing 75 restored works from its collection on screen and on Eye Film Player throughout the year.

All About Theatre About Film: Antonioni Project (after Michelangelo Antonioni) (2009) © Jan Versweyveld
Antonioni Project (after Michelangelo Antonioni) (2009) © Jan Versweyveld

All About Film About Theatre – Ivo van Hove & Jan Versweyveld

Film-to-stage adaptations synthesize theatre with film, live video, and music.

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illustration © Isa Grütter

Badlands

Up-and-coming Dutch film talent at Eye: Badlands is a bi-monthly platform that enables new makers to present their work and talk about their great examples, dreams and ideals.

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illustration Joost Stokhof

Cinema Ecologica

How filmmakers have been imagining the relationship between humankind and planet Earth.

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Cinemini

Every Sunday morning, children aged 2 to 6 are treated to a film, followed by experiments with light and shadow in small play tents.

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Eye Classics

Eye now brings film history even closer with Eye Classics. On the big screen, screened in 35mm whenever possible.

Eye International Conference 2021

Eye presents two online masterclasses looking back and ahead at the previous (cancelled due to Covid-19) and upcoming Eye International Conference.

still from Cloacinae Serge Onnen & Sverre Fredriksen, NL 2017)
still from Cloacinae Serge Onnen & Sverre Fredriksen, NL 2017)

Eye on Art

Ongoing series with programming on the intersection between film and other arts.

Eye on Sound: live music in Eye's arena
Eye on Sound: live music in Eye's arena

Eye on Sound

Eye focuses on the dynamic relationship between sound and vision in different thematic programmes. Together they are Eye on Sound.

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Eyeshadow

Eyeshadow is a monthly series on Saturday night featuring cool, offbeat and thrilling films, live performances and drinks at the bar.

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Family Day

Family Day at Eye means discovering and watching films, playing, investigating: enjoyment for young and old.

IDFA in Eye

IDFA 2021

Documentary lovers, keep 17 through 28 November free in your calendar. The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam presents its 34th edition, including in Eye.

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Koolhoven & Simons

Martin Koolhoven and Ronald Simons present a monthly ode to genre cinema. A tribute to rarely screened trailers and forgotten classics, where possible in 35mm.

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Previously Unreleased

Selected for (inter)national festivals, but never shown in Dutch cinemas on wide release. Every summer, Eye puts an end to this injustice with Previously Unreleased.

Ramón Gieling © Bob Bronshoff
© Bob Bronshoff

Ramón Gieling at Work

Filmmaker, writer, theatre-maker, visual artist: whatever he does, Ramón Gieling wants to get to the bottom of things and see what drives people.

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still from Gertrud (Carl Dreyer, DK 1964)

Restored & Unseen

Biweekly programme featuring classics and recent restorations, with introductions by experts.

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Russian Thaw

In the Soviet Union under Khrushchev, cinema gained some liberties: a thaw had set in with Golden Palm winner The Cranes are Flying as a key example.

still from In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar Wai, HK/FR/CN 2000)
still from In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar Wai, HK/FR/CN 2000)

Wong Kar Wai

Six films by the master of restrained emotion. Six films about tragic love, presented in virtuoso framed images. Intoxicating movies, which will you'll fall for in an instant.

Xtended: Venice VR Expanded in Eye © Tibor Dieters
Xtended: Venice VR Expanded in Eye © Tibor Dieters

Xtended

Xtended presents VR experiences by artists and filmmakers that offer alternative and challenging views of our world, touch our emotions, and make us stop and think.