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Documenting the Undocumented

Leaving everything behind you in the hope of a better life. The films in this programme highlight the history of migration based on clips from EYE’s collection and recent productions.

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The programme includes films by contemporary artists such asThe Bureaucracy of Angels by Oliver Chanarin and Adam Broomberg. Also featured is Joost Conijn”s Good evening welcome to the people living in the camp (2018), plus a clip from Transit Levantkade (1990, Rosemarie Blank), with archival footage of East-European migrants around 1900.

In collaboration with Nathanja van Dijk (director A Tale of a Tub). Domenique Himmelsbach will talk about his project A paper monument for the paperless.

This screening is programmed in combination with the film Good evening welcome to the people living in the camp. You can buy a combiticket of 15 euro with this link.

Screened as part of the film programme accompanying Alejandro González Iñárritu”s ground-breaking VR installation CARNE y ARENA, presented by the Eye Filmmuseum.

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Virtual Reality productions are an increasingly important element of the contemporary film experience. Eye has created a new programme, Xtended, to focus on VR. In Xtended, you’re not confronted with the flat surface of a film screen. You move around virtually in 3D through a designed space that surrounds and immerses you on all sides.

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Xtended: Angels in Amsterdam in Eye © Tibor Dieters
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