On a regular basis, Eye pays special attention to parts of the collection, or to current events that have a link to the collection.
All sorts of collection issues are addressed: is it possible to restore a film when the original color process no longer exists? How do two different cuts of the same film compare to each other? What do a company’s accounts reveal about a night out at the cinema 100 years ago?
Watch three films about the reclamation, the inundation and the reconstruction of the Wieringermeer polder.
As a director who had gained his experience abroad, Frenkel brought drama to the Dutch film.
Two versions of a brilliant documentary film about a transatlantic sailing race that took place in 1936.
Experimental filmmakers investigate the medium and set the course for future generations.
At the beginning of the twentieth century, more and more coloured films were being shown. How were they made?
The archive of Jean Desmet is one of the most important components of the EYE collection. Why?
Ingenious analogue animations from drawings, photographs, and other artwork.
The travelogues of Theo Regout reached quite an audience outside of the cinema circuit. They show a candid adventurer.