still from Knockin’ on Herman’s Door (Stefano Bertacchini, NL 2021)
still from Knockin’ on Herman’s Door (Stefano Bertacchini, NL 2021)

Hidden treasures from Eye's collection

Meet the Archive

28 May 2022

still from Vrouwen van Suriname (Oema foe Sranan) (Cineclub Vrijheidsfilms & LOSON, NL 1978) © Cineclub Vrijheidsfilms
still from Vrouwen van Suriname (Oema foe Sranan) (Cineclub Vrijheidsfilms & LOSON, NL 1978) © Cineclub Vrijheidsfilms

The curators and restorers talk about the projects they work on and the challenges they face. You'll be the first to witness the results, new innovative ways of presentation, collaborations with filmmakers and international archives.

Discover hidden treasures from Eye's collection. The collection specialists from Eye present new acquisitions, special finds and restoration projects once a year. During this behind-the-scenes look, Eye shows the enormous wealth of its collection. Entrance is free for the programmes during the day.

still from Wonderful One (Ida Lohman, NL 1990)
still from Wonderful One (Ida Lohman, NL 1990)
poster Meet the Archive 2022

Meet the Archive 2022

Talks are conducted in English and admission is free for the programmes during the day.

Meet the Archive is part of the Eye International Conference 2022 which takes place in Eye from 29 to 31 May.

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Still from REEL-UNREEL, Francis Alÿs
© Francis Alÿs, REEL-UNREEL, 2011, Kabul, Afghanistan 2011, 19:32 min. In collaboration with Julien Devaux and Ajmal Maiwandi. BY-NC-ND

Eye International Conference

The annual Eye International Conference enables academics, archivists, curators, researchers, filmmakers, students, artists and film-lovers from all over the world to come together to discuss professional and academic issues of contemporary relevance in the field of audio-visual heritage.

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