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  • Shell Shock
    filmprogramme 22 March - 22 May 2019

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    On the cinematic representation of violent conflicts and traumatic memories

  • Maurice
    4K restoration

    Maurice

    A Merchant/Ivory production starring Hugh Grant and James Wilby after the titular novel by E.M.

  • Lazzaro Felice
    first run

    Lazzaro felice

    Also screened with English subtitles

  • A Matter of Life and Death
    Restored & Unseen

    A Matter of Life and Death

    Michael Powell switches between monochrome and splendid Technicolor in this romantic tale

  • Heksendrank en drakenvuur
    film + play

    Cinemini: every Sunday

    For the smallest film fans and their parents, every Sunday: Cinemini

films

  • 19:00Sunday
    28 Apr 2019
    The Act of Killing
    film

    The Act of Killing

    Cinema 2
    Joshua Oppenheimer and Christine Cynn, NO/GB/DK 2012

    Joshua Oppenheimer’s documentary on the paramilitary commandos who killed nearly a million Indonesian...

    The Act of Killing is part of:ThemeShell Shock: The power of storytelling
    with introduction by Charley Boerman (English)
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    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 19:15Monday
    29 Apr 2019
    Zomer zonder mama
    film

    Zomer zonder mama

    Cinema 2
    Sanne Vogel, NL 2019

    A touching Dutch television film about ten-year old Suzan who has to spend the summer holidays with...

    Zomer zonder mama is part of:ThemeShell Shock: The power of storytelling
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    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 19:15Tuesday
    30 Apr 2019
    Notes from Aleppo
    special

    Cinema Stadsleven: Shell Shock

    Cinema 3
    special, NL 2019

    Tracy Metz, who hosts the Stadsleven talk show at Pakhuis de Zwijger, presents Cinema Stadsleven at...

    Cinema Stadsleven: Shell Shock is part of:ThemeShell Shock: The power of storytelling
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    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 21:15Tuesday
    30 Apr 2019
    Notes from Aleppo
    film

    Notes from Aleppo

    Cinema 3
    Issa Touma, SY 2019

    The Syrian photographer Issa Touma makes the audience part of his return to Aleppo, the city he was...

    Notes from Aleppo is part of:ThemeShell Shock: The power of storytelling
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    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 15:30Wednesday
    1 May 2019
    A Portrait of Jason
    lecture

    This is Film! #2 Film Heritage Distribution

    Cinema 3
    Shirley Clarke, US 1967

    The second program of This Is Film! Film Heritage in Practice, a public lecture series...

    This is Film! #2 Film Heritage Distribution is part of:Theme This is Film! Film Heritage in Practice
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    This is Film! Film Heritage in Practice

    Eye and the University of Amsterdam will present This is Film! Film Heritage in Practice, a series of six public lectures devoted to remarkable projects in the fields of film restoration and film...

  • 19:15Wednesday
    1 May 2019
    Johnny Got His Gun
    film

    Johnny Got His Gun

    Cinema 2
    Dalton Trumbo, US 1971

    Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Roman Holiday, Spartacus) debuted at the age of 65 with a film...

    Johnny Got His Gun is part of:ThemeShell Shock: The power of storytelling
    with introduction by philosopher Jos Hogenbirk (Dutch)
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    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 21:15Wednesday
    1 May 2019
    La Casa Lobo
    film

    La casa lobo

    Cinema 4
    Cristóbal León and Joaquin Cociña, DE/CL 2018

    The Wolf House is an unsettling, overwhelming stop-motion film about the mental delirium of a...

    Exhibition

    A Tale of Hidden Histories

    A Tale of Hidden Histories - Broomberg & Chanarin, Omer Fast, Chia-Wei Hsu, Meiro KoizumiTruth, facts, memories, reality: are they all constructions? The artists Broomberg & Chanarin, Omer...

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    Eye on Art

    Eye on Art is a programme on the intersection between film and other arts. Eye on Art keeps up with current events, with presentations on contemporary artists and programmes that coincide with...

    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 19:15Thursday
    2 May 2019
    Teatro de guerra
    film

    Theatre of War

    Cinema 2
    Lola Arias, AR 2018

    Theatre and filmmaker Lola Arias brought together six veterans of  the Falklands War (1982). Three...

    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 21:30Thursday
    2 May 2019
    Combat Shock
    film

    Combat Shock

    Cinema 4
    Buddy Giovinazzo, US 1986

    Staten Island, New York, mid-1980s. Frankie, a Vietnam war veteran, is trying to survive in impossible...

    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 19:15Friday
    3 May 2019
    Flat Earth
    film

    Flat Earth

    Cinema 2
    Monique Verhoeckx, NL 2014

    Father and son, Senior and Junior, try coming to terms with their war trauma by flatly denying reality...

    with Q&A with filmmaker Monique Verhoeckx
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    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 21:15Friday
    3 May 2019
    Die Mörder sind unter uns
    film

    Die Mörder sind unter uns

    Cinema 2
    Wolfgang Staudte, DDR 1946

    Hildegard Knef debuted as an actress in the first film to have been made in Germany after WWII. She...

    Die Mörder sind unter uns is part of:ThemeShell Shock: The power of storytelling
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    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 19:00Saturday
    4 May 2019
    film

    Hiroshima mon amour

    Cinema 4
    Alain Resnais, FR/JP 1959

    A French actress in Hiroshima (Emmanuelle Riva) falls in love with a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada)...

    Hiroshima mon amour is part of:ThemeShell Shock: The power of storytelling
    with special reading by Kader Abdolah (Dutch)
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    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 21:00Saturday
    4 May 2019
    Theater Na de Dam: Retourtje Polen
    special

    Theater Na de Dam: Retourtje Polen

    Cinema 2
    Theater Na de Dam, NL 2019

    On the night of the national commemoration of Remembrance Day, Mirthe Frese gives a performance on the...

    Theater Na de Dam: Retourtje Polen is part of:ThemeShell Shock: The power of storytelling
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    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 19:00Sunday
    5 May 2019
    Airplane!
    film

    Airplane!

    Cinema 3
    Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker and David Zucker, US 1980

    Ted Striker is a traumatized former Air Force pilot stuck on a flight in what is regarded by many as...

    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 11:00Monday
    6 May 2019
    Johnny Got His Gun
    film

    Johnny Got His Gun

    Cinema 3
    Dalton Trumbo, US 1971

    Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Roman Holiday, Spartacus) debuted at the age of 65 with a film...

    Johnny Got His Gun is part of:ThemeShell Shock: The power of storytelling
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    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 19:00Monday
    6 May 2019
    De stilte rond Christine M.
    film

    De stilte rond Christine M.

    Cinema 3
    Marleen Gorris, NL 1982

    Eye presents two feminist film classics in the month of the Eye International Conference ‘Sisters’:  ...

    with introcution by Patricia Pisters, Q&A with director Marleen Gorris and members of cast & crew
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    Eye International Conference 2019

    WSS10/Eye International Conference 2019 - SistersWomen and the Silent Screen (WSS), an international conference held biennially, brings together research focusing on all forms of women’s presence in...

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    Restored & Unseen

    At last, a chance to see that Italian classic that’s been on the list for so long? Or relish that wonderful restoration of Blue Movie, the Netherlands’ most talked-about nude film of the seventies,...

  • 21:30Monday
    6 May 2019
    film

    First Blood

    Cinema 4
    Ted Kotcheff, US 1982

    Fresh from Vietnam, John Rambo is again forced to throw punches. This time the adversary is not the...

    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 15:30Wednesday
    8 May 2019
    Der Himmel uber Berlin
    lecture

    This is Film! #6 Digital Film Restoration

    Cinema 3
    Wim Wenders, DE/FR 1987

    In the sixth and final session of This Is Film! Film Heritage in Practice, a public series...

    This is Film! #6 Digital Film Restoration is part of:Theme This is Film! Film Heritage in Practice
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    This is Film! Film Heritage in Practice

    Eye and the University of Amsterdam will present This is Film! Film Heritage in Practice, a series of six public lectures devoted to remarkable projects in the fields of film restoration and film...

  • 19:15Wednesday
    8 May 2019
    New Homeland
    film

    New Homeland

    Cinema 2
    Barbara Kopple, US 2018

    Double Oscar winner Barbara Kopple followed five refugee children from Syria and Iraq who join a two-...

    psychiatrist Aram Hasan will talk about his work with Psychiatrists without Borders (Dutch)
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    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 11:00Thursday
    9 May 2019
    Die Mörder sind unter uns
    film

    Die Mörder sind unter uns

    Cinema 3
    Wolfgang Staudte, DDR 1946

    Hildegard Knef debuted as an actress in the first film to have been made in Germany after WWII. She...

    Die Mörder sind unter uns is part of:ThemeShell Shock: The power of storytelling
    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 19:15Thursday
    9 May 2019
    Redacted
    lecture

    War and the Screen Machine: Film Lecture by Patricia Pisters

    Cinema 2
    film lecture, NL 2019

    Patricia Pisters will take us on an audio-visual ‘tour of duty’ across contemporary war cinema,...

    War and the Screen Machine: Film Lecture by Patricia Pisters is part of:ThemeShell Shock: The power of storytelling
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    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 21:15Thursday
    9 May 2019
    First Kill
    film

    First Kill

    Cinema 2
    Coco Schrijber, NL 2001

    Filmmaker Coco Schrijber’s first full length documentary reveals an uncomfortable truth. Some soldiers...

    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 16:00Friday
    10 May 2019
    Catch-22
    film

    Catch-22

    Cinema 4
    Mike Nichols, US 1970

    Mike Nichols’ film adaptation of Joseph Heller’s celebrated war novel Catch-22 exposes the...

    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 19:15Friday
    10 May 2019
    film

    Full Contact

    Cinema 2
    David Verbeek, NL/HR 2015

    What does it mean to inflict death from a distance of well over 10,000 kilometres? Filmmaker David...

    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 10:30Saturday
    11 May 2019
    Waltz With Bashir
    film

    Waltz with Bashir

    Cinema 2
    Ari Folman, IL/FR/DE/US/FI/CH/BE/AU 2008

    Animation films rarely deal with reality, let alone with resolving traumatic events that are all too...

    Waltz with Bashir is part of:ThemeShell Shock: The power of storytelling
    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 16:45Saturday
    11 May 2019
    film

    Hiroshima mon amour

    Cinema 4
    Alain Resnais, FR/JP 1959

    A French actress in Hiroshima (Emmanuelle Riva) falls in love with a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada)...

    Hiroshima mon amour is part of:ThemeShell Shock: The power of storytelling
    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 10:30Sunday
    12 May 2019
    Cinemini: Gewoon anders (Kuap)
    film and play

    Cinemini: Gewoon anders

    Cinema 4
    compilation programme, NL 2019

    In this episode of Cinemini all characters either are or feel out of place and would really like to...

    Cinemini: Gewoon anders is part of:ThemeChildren's activitiesThemeCinemini
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    Children's activities

    There’s plenty for children to do at Eye. Check out all the activities and the children's film and workshop calendar below.

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    Cinemini

    Eye’s Cinemini opens especially for preschoolers and their parents. Every Sunday morning (except for the summer holiday period), children aged 2 to 6 are treated to a film, followed by experiments...

  • 21:00Sunday
    12 May 2019
    Remainder
    film

    Remainder

    Cinema 4
    Omer Fast, UK 2015

    A young  British male suffering from amnesia is determined to reconstruct his past down to the...

    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 19:00Tuesday
    14 May 2019
    Sacrifice - VR
    virtual reality

    Sacrifice (VR)

    Cinema 2
    Meiro Koizumi, JP 2018

    In this VR work, a young Iraqi talks about a tragedy that befell him. Meiro Koizumi examines the...

    Exhibition

    A Tale of Hidden Histories

    A Tale of Hidden Histories - Broomberg & Chanarin, Omer Fast, Chia-Wei Hsu, Meiro KoizumiTruth, facts, memories, reality: are they all constructions? The artists Broomberg & Chanarin, Omer...

    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 20:00Tuesday
    14 May 2019
    Sacrifice - VR
    virtual reality

    Sacrifice (VR)

    Cinema 2
    Meiro Koizumi, JP 2018

    In this VR work, a young Iraqi talks about a tragedy that befell him. Meiro Koizumi examines the...

    Exhibition

    A Tale of Hidden Histories

    A Tale of Hidden Histories - Broomberg & Chanarin, Omer Fast, Chia-Wei Hsu, Meiro KoizumiTruth, facts, memories, reality: are they all constructions? The artists Broomberg & Chanarin, Omer...

    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 21:00Tuesday
    14 May 2019
    Sacrifice - VR
    virtual reality

    Sacrifice (VR)

    Cinema 2
    Meiro Koizumi, JP 2018

    In this VR work, a young Iraqi talks about a tragedy that befell him. Meiro Koizumi examines the...

    Exhibition

    A Tale of Hidden Histories

    A Tale of Hidden Histories - Broomberg & Chanarin, Omer Fast, Chia-Wei Hsu, Meiro KoizumiTruth, facts, memories, reality: are they all constructions? The artists Broomberg & Chanarin, Omer...

    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

  • 22:00Tuesday
    14 May 2019
    Sacrifice - VR
    virtual reality

    Sacrifice (VR)

    Cinema 2
    Meiro Koizumi, JP 2018

    In this VR work, a young Iraqi talks about a tragedy that befell him. Meiro Koizumi examines the...

    Exhibition

    A Tale of Hidden Histories

    A Tale of Hidden Histories - Broomberg & Chanarin, Omer Fast, Chia-Wei Hsu, Meiro KoizumiTruth, facts, memories, reality: are they all constructions? The artists Broomberg & Chanarin, Omer...

    Theme

    Shell Shock: The power of storytelling

    The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one...

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