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

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

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Vive le cinéma!

In the specials made for the exhibition Vive le cinéma!, guests and makers involved in the exhibition explore their cinematic oeuvre. Nanouk Leopold and Daan Emmen discuss how light is used in their installation to navigate the various emotional stages of a narrative.

poster Vive le cinéma! Exhibition + film, talks & events
To accompany its jubilee exhibition Vive le cinéma!, Eye presents film specials on five influential filmmakers from five different continents: Jia Zhang-ke, Nanouk Leopold/Daan Emmen, Lucrecia Martel, Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese and Carlos Reygadas. With these specials, Eye celebrates 50 years of IFFR, 75 years of Filmmuseum and the power of world cinema introduced by IFFR.


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116 min.

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Jan Pieter Ekker & Dana Linssen



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Vive le cinéma! Art & Film

To mark the 75th anniversary of the Filmmuseum and the 50th International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), Eye and the IFFR have selected five film directors from five continents as a way of celebrating the unlimited power and diversity of world cinema, which is so vital for the programming.

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campaign image Vive le cinéma!, work by Leopold Emmen

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