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Part of IDFA

IDFA - The Man Behind the Microphone

It was quite by chance that Claire Belhassine discovered her grandfather had been a famous singer in Tunisia. The Man Behind the Microphone follows her quest to find out about his past and why she knew nothing about it. Her grandfather’s name was Hédi Jouini (1909-1990).

He was known as "Tunisia’s Frank Sinatra," and he wrote around a thousand songs, appeared in films and contributed to the growing self-awareness in Tunisia, which became independent from France in 1956. Belhassine’s personal film tells more than one story: it is at once a chapter from musical history, a poignant family chronicle and a sociological account of changes in a country where Western and Arab influences merge.

In interviews with her father, an uncle and two aunts, Belhassine comes to grips with the family dynamics, which her father Ferid describes as "very dysfunctional". Archive footage and home movies from her summer vacation in Tunis frame what the uncle dubs a "sad story," but one that nonetheless culminates in a regained sense of family and belonging.

(IDFA)

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Daily 10am - 7pm

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Sun to Thu 10am - 10pm*
Fri & Sat10am - 11pm*
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Exhibition - Locus: Apichatpong Weerasethakul - Cao Guimarães
 

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

 

Film

regular€10,-
discount€8,50
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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The film you are looking for was shown in EYE in a past programme.
Sorry we can’t help you out. But as a lover of classics, genre and arthouse film we invite you to have a look at what is on view now.
Program a-z