Below you can find all films, VR-screenings, and other shows that are playing in Eye now or soon.
Now and soon in Eye
About Dry Grasses
An art teacher working in a remote village in Anatolia is overtaken by dark fantasies. Virtuoso film that reveals the power dynamics within a close-knit community.
Andrea Arnold won the Cannes Jury Prize for her brisk road movie about a partying group of teenagers cruising the Midwest.
Anatomy of a Fall
This Cannes Golden Palm winner is a multi-layered courtroom drama and thriller with the institution of marriage as the accused providing a star turn for Sandra Hüller.
Another Argento Night
Today, excerpts, trailers and the director’s debut The Bird with the Crystal Plumage in 4K; for those who can’t get enough of Dario Argento’s murder mysteries.
Wim Wenders’ spectacular documentary in 2D or 3D transports viewers into the life and work (primarily the work) of Anselm Kiefer, the German giant format artist.
Kieslowski’s early masterpiece shows us various, chance-determined outcomes for the life of medical student Witek, who runs after a train.
Cinemini: De Gruffalo
A Cinemini episode about the Gruffalo and a brave little mouse.
Cinemini: Het kind van de Gruffalo
A new Cinemini episode about the Gruffalo.
Cinemini: Mannetje Tak
A Cinemini episode about the incredible story of Stick Man. For kids aged between 2 and 6, afterwards they can play with light and shadow in the cinema.
Cinemini: Op avontuur
Adventures in a cupboard, underground, around the globe, underwater or just a big adventure with your tail.
Coup de chance
Incredible: this is Woody Allen’s fiftieth feature film. Coup de chance premièred at the Venice film festival, to loud applause for both film and director.
Dag van de Korte Film
The Short Film Day is celebrated on the shortest day of the year, with the best homegrown short films from very talented makers.
Multi-award-winning, intelligent feature film about the claustrophobic microcosm known as secondary school – committed teacher Carla’s fight for justice meets with resistance.
To mark celebrated Dutch author Gerard Reve’s centenary, Eye will screen the film adaptation of his tragi-comic masterpiece. Golden Calf for Best Feature Film and Best Actor (Thom Hoffman) at the Netherlands Film Festival.
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Steve McQueen’s monumental film (with Dutch voice-over) follows everyday life in Amsterdam under Nazi occupation, switching back and forth to the present with devastating effect.
A father’s letters to his daughter are linked in a hypnotic montage to the silent film era. An unexpectedly emotional journey through time and place.
In the Georgian coastal town of Batumi the inhabitants of the poorer neighbourhoods are packed in tight. Amusing, atmospheric portrait of a courtyard. Director Zaza Khalvashi’s final film.
Ethan Coen’s first feature film without brother Joel is described by the maker as a 'B film comedy about two lesbians in a road movie', and is the first in a trilogy of queer B films.
Electric Mother: the More-than-human in Eye's Collection and Beyond
Artist and filmmaker Janis Rafa has selected video art and excerpts from silent era to contemporary films that provide and alternative to the anthropocentric perspective.
Eye Filmmuseum is gesloten op 25 januari 2024
Eye Filmmuseum will be closed on Thursday 25 January, Eye is closed due to a private event. We hope to welcome you again soon!
Classic Aki Kaurismäki: Fallen Leaves sketches the tentative love of two have nots in an alcohol soaked Helsinki, where love conquers, despite all the setbacks.
Filmmagie: Acrobatische toeren
Today, we’re watching short films all about a good sense of balance. Followed by an acrobatics workshop full of pleasure, togetherness and show.
Filmmagie: Kort, korter, kortst
Around the shortest day of the year we celebrate Short Film Day. Dance around with the characters in these films, you can dance in a tutu, in space or even with horses!
Filmmagie: Raar maar waar
Find out how a filmmaker can get us to believe anything. With animations about a lemonade seller in the baking hot desert and a squid who likes to clean.
Filmmagie: Sweet 16
Discover the magic of cinema with these six, short animations. After this programme, children can make their own 16 mm film by manipulating film strips.
15-year-old Mia’s life is upended when her mother brings her new boyfriend home. Powerful, stylish second feature film by one of Britain’s best directors.
Geographies of Solitude
For more than 40 years, Zoe has lived all alone on a tiny island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. A portrait of a place full of mystery and earthly beauty.
Joaquin Phoenix, who also plays the lead in Ridley Scott’s latest epic, Napoleon, impresses as the perverted, power-crazed Emperor Commodus who spares nothing or no one.
Intriguing adaptation of Lize Spit’s debut novel by Veerle Baetens – the film is her directorial debut. Protagonist Eva relives a trauma from her youth.
Von Trier as a full-blown provocateur satirising the hypocrisy of the bourgeoisie. Selected by Janis Rafa as it illustrates the humanity’s wild nature.
It's a Wonderful Life
The ultimate Christmas film with its shameless, sentimental, warm humanity. James Stewart plays the suicidal George, a guardian angel changes his mind. 4K restoration.
Exceptional portrait of an 40-year-old living in Mexico City who moves to the countryside to commit suicide. Selected by Janis Rafa.
Jippie No More!
Feelgood film for the whole family by Margien Rogaar (Lampje). Jippie’s eldest sister is going to get married and the family gathers to prepare the wedding.
Killers of the Flower Moon
Expansive crime epic is an archetypal Scorsese and a monumental tale of greed, betrayal and grift caused by the discovery of oil.
Refreshing, no-filter portrait of four Black trans sex workers in New York and Georgia. A sizzling mix of humour and candid conversation, raw and swinging.
Korte films Arnold + Ramsay
In their short films, Andrea Arnold and Lynne Ramsay revealed their sharp eye for striking images. Short films on the end of innocence.
Korte films Lynne Ramsay
Lynne Ramsay’s short films are full of sensory images. With films on a former drug addict, a girl in Glasgow, a broken family and photographer Brigitte Lacombe.
Le livre des solutions
It’s eight years since Michel Gondry’s last feature film was released. Now he’s back with an absurd, in-depth portrait of a film director brimming with ideas.
Juliette Binoche stars as Eugénie, chef for the gourmet and lord of the manor Dodin, who is also her lover, in this ode to the refined French cuisine, love and the art of cooking.
Three men on horseback in Patagonia. Their mission: to drive out the native peoples – genocide in Chile, seen through the frame of the Western in Felipe Gálves Haberle’s lauded feature debut.
During a quiet afternoon at the park, a woman suddenly changes into one of the plundering maenads. Animality and madness given free reign. Selected by Janis Rafa.
A popular actress (Natalie Portman) gets a feel for her next role by studying the lives of Gracie (Julianne Moore) and her husband. Brilliantly subtle.
Impressive documentary on the life story of a Surinamese washerwoman from the abolition of slavery right the way through to Surinam’s independence.
Morvern Callar the enigma. Is she amoral, desperate, desensitised or insane? Brilliant, stylish film featuring the fabulous Samantha Morton.
Murder Investigation Night
Crime author and police inspector Simon de Waal will talk about to what extent films paint an accurate picture of a murder investigation using excerpts. Followed by the film Narc.
Spectacular film with lots of action on the turbulent rise and fall of Napoleon (Joaquin Phoenix). His obsession with Josephine would prove as fateful as his battles.
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The contrasting atmospheres and smart editing in this captivating crime drama is supported by Igor C. Silva’s new score. Suspenseful, stylish murder mystery.
Steve McQueen’s monumental film (with English voice-over) follows everyday life in Amsterdam under Nazi occupation, switching back and forth to the present with devastating effect.
A concert pianist’s ultimate nightmare is to lose both hands! In this silent film classic, Orlac receives a murder’s hands after an accident. Accompanied by live music.
A masterly and enchanting film adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s titular novel. The youthful Orlando experiences four centuries of English history to end up in the 20th century.
Playwright Celine Song’s feature film debut is a remarkably subtle representation of the reacquaintance of teenage lovers Nora and Hae Sung in New York.
Wenders' deeply moving character study about finding beauty in the quotidian through the eyes of a cleaner in Tokyo. Won the prize for Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival and is the Japanese entry for the Oscars.
Yorgos Lanthimos’ latest feature film, again featuring Emma Stone, was received as ‘a feminist version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein’. Winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival 2023.
James is growing up in Glasgow in the 1970s: a period of economic decline and mass unemployment. Life is hard, but James keeps his hopes alive.
In Andrea Arnold’s much lauded debut (Grand Jury Prize at Cannes) security guard Jackie starts stalking a man. Gritty, realistic psychological thriller.
On 23 January, Rutger Hauer would have turned eighty. Clips from the great man’s rich international oeuvre, followed by the action thriller The Salute of the Jugger on 35mm.
In the lyrically received Sátántangó, man’s animal nature comes to the fore. Film chosen by Janis Rafa, subject of an Eye exhibition.
Smoke Sauna Sisterhood
A group of Estonian women sit in a steaming hot sauna, exchanging stories. An opulent, unsentimental film about femininity and solidarity.
Squaring the Circle (The Story of Hipgnosis)
The first feature-length documentary by photographer Anton Corbijn tells the story of the creative geniuses behind design studio Hipgnosis. Interviewees include Roger Waters and Jimmy Page.
Stop Making Sense
This legendary 1984 concert recording of Talking Heads has been restored to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Seen by many as the best concert film of all time.
Some deserve continual re-watching. This is definitely true of Billy Wilder’s Sunset Blvd., about the grotesque demise of silent film star Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson).
Empathetic, tender documentary about a boat in Paris that caters to patients suffering from psychological problems. Winner of a Golden Bear in Berlin.
Eight-year-old Marianne visits the jolly Christmas market with its many stalls and discovers that Teddy, the plushy, moves! She want to take Teddy with her, but he has other plans.
A sharp comedy about the mores of the American business community in the fifties, and a romantic story about two lonely people who connect.
The Boy and the Heron
One more film by anime master Hayao Miyazaki after all. This autobiographically influenced narrative about a teenager in Tokyo, his father and a mysterious heron is set against the background of World War Two.
Paul Giamatti (Sideways) and his fellow actors shine in this dramedy about a boarding school teacher who clashes with an intelligent, yet moody pupil.
The Old Oak
The last remaining pub in a once thriving town is threatened with closure. The arrival of Syrian refugees causes consternation, but brings opportunities.
The Virgin Suicides
Dreamy and subtly melancholic debut about five stunningly beautiful but tragic sisters, whose collective suicide remains a mystery.Kirsten Dunst plays a magnificent part.
The Weeping Meadow
This Golden Bear winner starts in Odessa in 1919 and ends in contemporary New York. The visually overwhelming love story about exile, peregrinations and the collapse of ideologies. Selected by Janis Rafa.
The Wolf of Wall Street
Scorsese’s hyperactive stockbrokers’ satire about the rise and fall of the slick, money hungry Jordan Belfort is a critique of contemporary capitalism. Re-release 10th Anniversary.
A trilogy of burials. Each part interprets the ambiguous concept of death and the fear of loosing, outside the conventions of an anthropocentric understanding
A deeply moving analysis of the alienation between grandparents and their urbanite children and grandchildren in Tokyo. Ozu’s masterpiece is high on the lists of all-time classics.
This compelling Iranian drama follows Fereshteh, whose parents don’t know that she’s just had an illegitimate child, as she’s keeping this hidden from them.
We Need to Talk About Kevin
Radically stylised, psychological drama. Tilda Swinton’s role as the mother of a sociopathic teen is a tour de force. Spine-chillingly good.
Emily Brontë’s tale of yearning replete with unfulfilled desires is reduced to a widely sensual obsession. Raw, earthy and intense.
You Were Never Really Here
A compelling thriller with an eerily intense Joaquin Phoenix as a callous contract killer who still manages to touch a deep chord. A brilliantly filmed mental trip.