A valid CoronaCheck app QR code or print-out (13+) and valid ID (14+) will be required upon admission of Eye Filmmuseum.

From 28 November, Eye is open daily until 17:00, we ask you to keep the 1.5-metre distance and wear a face mask indoors.

More information
Close

Online registrations

Missed an event in Eye, or are you spending more time at home? Below you will find video recordings of a number of events.

You'll find online registrations on these pages:

still from Soundtrack to a Coup D'État (Johan Grimonprez, 2023)

Johan Grimonprez - Soul of the Ant (artist talk)

The Belgian artist Johan Grimonprez uses fascinating archival material to make us familiar with the research for his new film Soundtrack to a coup d'état, which will be released in 2023.

portrait Jonas Mekas (2014) (© Boris Lehman)

De herinneringen van Jonas Mekas

Peter Delpeut investigates how in his diary films Jonas Mekas tried to forget events that took place in Lithuania in WWII.

Leopold Emmen, sketch for film installation (2020-2021)
Leopold Emmen, sketch for film installation (2020-2021)

Nanouk Leopold & Daan Emmen “Het licht vertelt het verhaal”

Nanouk Leopold and Daan Emmen discuss how light is used in their installation to navigate the emotional stages of a narrative.

campaign image Vive le cinéma!, work by Leopold Emmen

Online Kick-off Vive le cinéma!

For the seventh edition of IFFR Critics' Choice, six film critics made video essays about the installations in the exhibition Vive le cinema!

Spatializing Cinema

Claire Atherton, artistic collaborator of Chantal Akerman, talks with film critic Dana Linssen about the relationship between film and installation in the work of Akerman.

Cinema Stadsleven: Vrouwen filmen de stad

A special edition of Cinema Stadsleven as part of Women Make Film. Journalist and presenter Tracy Metz will be talking to a number of guests and screen film clips from Eye’s collection. 

still from Jeanne Dielman 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman, BE/FR 1975)
still from Jeanne Dielman 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman, BE/FR 1975)

Be Pretty and Shut Up!

University of Amsterdam Professor of Film Studies Patricia Pisters focuses on the life and work of Delphine Seyrig, a major feminist figure in the 1970s who directed a number of feminist films.

Dolemite + Akwasi

Double bill of Dolemite Is My Name (2019) and Dolemite (1975) with an introduction by Akwasi.

This Is Film 2021 1 Copyright
This Is Film 2021 1 Copyright

#1: Copyright

Lecture by Claudy Op den Kamp (Bournemouth University) about the role of copyright in archives and found footage making.

This Is Film 2021 2 Polaroid Effect
This Is Film 2021 2 Polaroid Effect

#2: the Polaroid Effect

Conversation with filmmaker/producer Jens Meurer about a renewed desire for analogue media.

This Is Film 2021 3 Afghan Film Archive
This Is Film 2021 3 Afghan Film Archive

#3: the Afghan Film Archive

Interview with filmmaker Ariel Nasr about the once hidden and forbidden Afghan film heritage.

This Is Film 2021 4 Restoration or Re Appropriation
This Is Film 2021 4 Restoration or Re Appropriation

#4: Restoration or Re-appropriation?

Interview with film archive experts David Walsh and Matthew Lee about the controversial documentary They Shall Not Grow Old (2018) van Peter Jackson.

This Is Film 2021 5 Bits and Pieces and the VJ
This Is Film 2021 5 Bits and Pieces and the VJ

#5: Bits and Pieces and the VJ

An immersive VJ performance with Eye’s unique Bits&Pieces collection by Rossella Catanese (VJ, teacher at NYU Florence).

This Is Film 2021 6 Archival Films and VR
This Is Film 2021 6 Archival Films and VR

#6: Archival films and VR

Presentation about the Virtual Reality medium in relation to cinema and its apparatus.

The Mutoscope and Biograph Collection

Funding from the European Commission’s ‘European Tribute to Film Heritage’ program allowed digitizing 50 selected films from the Eye and BFI collections.The Mutoscope and Biograph Collection is the oldest film collection held at Eye Filmmuseum. These films are all photographed with the unique large-format 68mm Mutograph camera, which provided extraordinarily high-resolution images. These one-minute time capsules from 120 years ago still convey some of the richest and sharpest images that film can achieve. Sectormanager Collections Frank Roumen takes you behind the scenes of the restoration process.

You have to accept cookies to be able to watch this.
The making of The Brilliant Biograph: Earliest Moving Images of Europe (1897-1902)

Akwasi on the stage during Black Light in Eye Filmmuseum

(in Dutch)

Language artist Akwasi gave a spoken-word performance at the opening night of Xtended: Traveling While Black. The VR work of Oscar winner Roger Ross Williams can be seen in the Eye film program Black Light, which celebrates groundbreaking films from black film culture and includes an extensive side program of music, performances and flash readings.

You have to accept cookies to be able to watch this.
Akwasi on stage during Black Light in Eye Filmmuseum