Below you can find all films, VR-screenings, and other shows that are playing in Eye now or soon.
Now and soon in Eye
#6: Archival films and VR
Presentation about the Virtual Reality medium in relation to cinema and its apparatus.
The perfectly styled and nostalgic science fiction film 2046 is Wong Kar Wai’s loose sequel to In the Mood for Love.
A Touch of Sin
Social drama, martial arts film and fable rolled into one, full of lyrically filmed landscapes, eruptions of violence, humour and tenderness.
Immerse yourself in an evening of intoxicating movie alcoholism.
A portrait of Swedish authoress Agnes von Krusenstjerna whose writings on mental illness and sexuality violated all taboos in literature.
Ash is Purest White
Gangster epic about ruthless capitalism in China is a riveting mix of entertainment and social criticism.
Between Past and Future
The documentary Inner Landscape, a live performance by the Chinese musician Wu Wei and the world premiere of Scheffer’s opera film Si Fan.
Beyond the Rocks
HKU Composition students composed music for Beyond the Rocks, the Hollywood classic that was believed lost. Performed live by the Keuris Ensemble.
Boven is het stil
Helmer is a farmer’s son whose quiet life opens op unexpectedly when a young farmhand starts work on the farm.
Boyz n the hood + Sor
Monthly series of offbeat films and live performances
Boyz n the Hood
Buurman & Buurman: Bakken en grillen
Pat & Mat again get things hopelessly and hilariously wrong in this new adventure about baking and grilling.
Wong Kar Wai takes you into Hong Kong’s buzzing night life – as in a dazzling reverie.
Raw drama focuses on Cobain, who runs away from his foster home because he’s worried about his mother.
A father and his child are on the run in the Montana countryside. A determined detective is in hot pursuit.
A poignant film about the brutal suppression of a workers’ strike in the Soviet Union in 1962. The film won the Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival.
Der müde Tod
Expressionist classic, with the premiere of a new score by Steven Kamperman, performed live by the a cappella ensemble Wishful Singing.
A spectacular exploration of Hong Kong at night. The lives of a contract killer, his ‘manager’ and an ex-criminal cross.
Kelly Reichardt turns the ‘Wild West’ into a place of encounter and opportunity rather than an outlaw zone.
Flowers of Shanghai
Hou Hsiao-hsien paints the inner life of five prostitutes in Shanghai around 1880 in sumptuous cinematography.
Give Me Liberty
A wonderfully chaotic rollercoaster ride, this day in the life of Vic, a young medical transport driver in Milwaukee.
Strong feelings between male samurai are set to music by Ryuichi Sakamoto.
A dark heist film by Ben & Josh Safdie (Uncut Gems), featuring Robert Pattinson and a brilliant score by Oneohtrix Point Never.
Gothic Horror Night
Misty cemeteries and abandoned castles on the silver screen with Bram Stoker's Dracula for dessert.
A lyrical and intoxicating portrait of a broken relationship, with Hong Kong super stars Tony Leung and Leslie Cheung as the doomed couple.
Harry Kümel Night
An evening with Belgians finest filmmaker Harry Kümel.
I Never Cry
A moving drama by a new voice in Polish cinema, reminiscent of the work of Ken Loach.
Three thirty-somethings from Rotterdam drifting through life without direction or plan.
In the Mood for Love
Wong Kar Wai’s waltz of unrequited love lifts you up and draws you into a vortex of profound and unspeakable feelings.
Remarkable portrait of a man in his forties who travels to the countryside. He finds shelter with a deeply religious woman.
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.
A compelling story about the emergence of Batman’s Joker, superbly performed by Joaquin Phoenix.
This cinematic wonder chronicles the disintegration of a wealthy family: red wine binges, murky swimming pools and mad dogs.
La mujer sin cabeza
A woman has an identity crisis following a car accident in this mysterious thriller.
La niña santa
Salta is a place for quietly humorous, baffling or long-standing mysterious events. Masterpiece.
La coquille et le clergyman
The first surrealist film ever made is still an icon of avant-garde film, by the pioneering Germaine Dulac.
La virgen de agosto
Madrid in August. 33-year-old Anna saunters through the streets, meets old acquaintances, perfect strangers, and, finally, herself.
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
An unusual war film, with pop stars David Bowie and Ryuichi Sakamoto as opposites that attract.
Frivolous young woman destroys men both materially and morally. New score by Baudime Jam.
North by Northwest
The ultimate Hitchcock: a roller coaster of suspense, humour and spectacular chases in this ironic spy thriller.
A relationship is sorely tried on a bull ranch. Director Reygadas comes close to autobiography.
Once in Trubchevsk
A sensitive portrait of the love between two ordinary Russians who must choose between their love and their loyalties to their spouses.
Post Tenebras Lux
A young couple move into a luxury home in the Mexican outback. It seems as if the house is under a spell.
Restored & Unseen: Letter from an Unknown Woman
Lisa has been carrying a torch for concert pianist Stefan all her life. What began as a childhood crush has turned into a real obsession.
An older and a younger man spend a night together in a hotel room. For a while the pain of loneliness is lifted.
An evening with interviews and live music devoted to the amazingly versatile work of Ryuichi Sakamoto.
Sin señas particulares
Magdalena goes in search of her son in the dangerous border area between the US and Mexico. Has he really disappeared?
Legendary performances by James Brown, BB King, Bill Withers, Miriam Makeba and Celia Cruz, selected by Africadelic.
Magical love story set in an insular Mennonite community in Mexico. Jury Prize at Cannes.
Wong Kar Wai’s contribution to the anthology film Eros is a hypnotizing story about obsession, oppression and the class divide in 1960s Hong Kong.
The Last Emperor
An epic film about the life of the last Chinese emperor that is a feast for both eyes and ears.
Brigitte Bardot delivers a masterful performance as a young woman accused of murder. Premiere of the new restoration.
To the Moon
A cinematic ode to the moon, from the pioneering days of film until the present, in ten chapters dealing with love, madness, longing, loss and innocence.
This melancholic adaptation of a Murakami short story is a hidden gem. Sakamoto wrote the minimalist score.
A lost generation of young adults growing up in a China that is starting to open to Western influences.
Van de koele meren des doods
Renée Soutendijk delivers a superb performance as the doomed Hedwig Marga de Fontayne. Before the screening of the film, Nouchka van Brakel talks about the making of The Deeps of Deliverance.
Impressive portrait of a family whose already precarious balance is put to the test by a letter from the paterfamilias.
Zama gradually loses his grip on reality in the infernal heat of the jungle, a sensual colonial hell.
Zwarte Filmmakers in Nederland & Identiteit
Closing night, curated by Da Bounce. Filmmakers tell stories from a black perspective.