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Eyeshadow: Donnie Darko & Jo Goes Hunting

Eyeshadow brings you cool, offbeat and thrilling films followed by live performances in the bar area. This month the weird Donnie  Darko, in which a man in a rabbit suit predicts the  end of the world, followed by Jo Goes Hunting, supplier of surrealist indie rock.

First a film, then a live show in IJlounge: every month Eyeshadow selects a high-profile modern classic with a striking soundtrack.

donnie darko

A mysterious SF drama that gets under your skin. The year is 1988 and the tormented teenager Donnie Darko (Jake Gyllenhaal) is the only one who knows the world will end in 28 days. Donnie’s life takes a bizarre turn when one night he is woken up by a Frank, a man dressed in a rabbit suit, who tells him the world will end in exactly 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes and 12 seconds. This piece of information leads to one surrealist event after the other, shattering Donnie’s grip on reality.

Richard Kelly was only 26 years old and not yet graduated from the Film Academy when he directed his debut. All the same he managed to attract stars like Drew Barrymore and Patrick Swayze. The director gave a prominent place to the gloomy eighties music of Echo & The Bunnymen, The Church and Joy Division.

jo goes hunting

No better band to throw fact and fiction off kilter than Jo Goes Hunting, the band of multi-instrumentalist Jimmi Jo Hueting. Using synthesizers, spacey guitars, and a growling drawl, he creates a magic and dreamlike sound far beyond the 4/4 metre of common sense. Jo Goes Hunting was support act to Dutch alternative rock band De Staat and will be touring the clubs of Hamburg, London, Cologne and Berlin this year.

for 29 Apr 2017 21:30

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opening hours

Daily 10am - 7pm

Sun to Thu 10am - 10pm*
Fri & Sat10am - 11pm*
*depending on the final screening

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admission prices


regular€ 10,-
discount € 8,50
friends of EYE€ 7,75
children up to 11 yrs oldfree
children 12 to 18 yrs old€ 5,-
CJP€ 5,-
Cineville€ 5,-
combi ticket (exhibition & film)€ 16,-



friends of EYE€7,50
children up to 11 yrs old€7,50
Cineville, NFC, KNF

free (surcharge may apply)

10 tickets pass€80,-


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EYE is right opposite Amsterdam Central station on the north side of the river IJ. EYE is reached easily with the free ferry which sails 24/7, we are also easily accessible by car.

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