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Our colleagues recommend their favourites on offer from the many online platforms via Home Cinema Tips and make their selection from various Top 100-film lists. You can spend hours searching through our own online film collection. We also guide you through the best film platforms.

Still from De filmschatten van Eye.
Still from De filmschatten van Eye.

The collection online

In addition to the Eye Film Player, where you can rent or see films from the Eye collection for free, you can also visit YouTube for treasures from the collection.

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Still from Uit het rijk der kristallen (1927, J.C. Mol).
Still from Uit het rijk der kristallen (1927, J.C. Mol).

Film files

On a regular basis, Eye pays special attention to parts of the collection, or to current events that have a link to the collection. Deepen your knowledge about the collection by reading interesting film cases!

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Dutch film history

Would you like to read more about Dutch film history? Then you can visit our online film database.

Online film database
Still from Elf (2019, Luca Meisters).
Still from Elf (2019, Luca Meisters).

Short films, recommended for this time

The short film is an exciting film form, in which young talent often present themselves first. A large number of Dutch short films find their way to the cinemas via the Korte Film Poule, Eye's distribution platform. For those who like to watch at home, Eye has put together a number of online programs, specially for this time.

View the short film tips (in Dutch)

Catching up with the greatest films of all time (in Dutch)

Lists of the best films of all time almost outnumber films themselves, but some stand out because they are made by renowned institutions or are often used by film buffs. We give an overview of the best lists and highlight our own 'must-see' films.

More platforms to discover

myLum

MUBI: 30-hand picked films per month

Mark Cousins' 40 Days to Learn Film

Bong Joon-ho's favoriete Zuid-Koreaanse films, gratis online te zien

Film.nl

IFFR Unleashed

IDFA.nl

Cinetree

Cinemember

De Filmkrant

Open Culture: 1150 free films online

European Film Gateway: materials from 38 European film archives

Kijk-goed offers educational materials

Internet Archive

Talking Shorts