What To Watch Thursday: Our Little Sister

What To Watch Thursday: Our Little Sister

Aug 20, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event

With the Yasujiro Ozu season well under way at EYE, Amsterdam is in the mood for Japanese family dramas. Director Hirokazu Kore-eda has proven himself to be contemporary Japan’s response to Ozu, a director he reveres. Two years since his Cannes Jury Prize win with Like Father, Like Son, the script of which was picked up by the jury president Steven Spielberg for an inevitable U.S. remake, Kore-eda returns with another film on unconventional family structures. (..more)

The Darling and Lucky Lake host mini festival

The Darling and Lucky Lake host mini festival

Aug 20, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event

The owners of the cutest shop in the world, The Darling, and The Lucky Lake Hostel have an end of summer surprise for us! The two are collaborating in organizing a small, intimate and creative event, for which Lucky Lake arranged a beautiful outdoor area at the Vinkeveense Plassen. (..more)

Video Friday: World Cinema Amsterdam

Video Friday: World Cinema Amsterdam

Aug 14, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event

▶︎ Press play … because the film festival brings to you the best recent films from Latin America, Asia and Africa – films that will make you see, feel and experience how life is elsewhere. This year, nine films from nine different countries have been selected. (..more)

What To Watch Thursday: Amy

What To Watch Thursday: Amy

Aug 13, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event, Music

So far, a whopping eight cinemas in Amsterdam have programmed screenings for Amy, which is some vote of confidence. Towards the end of her short life, Winehouse had become the butt of brutal jokes within the entertainment industry, but in revisiting her talent and song-writing process in the context of her emotional struggles, this documentary attempts to correct that: she was a world class musician and deserves that legacy. (..more)

Dive into NDSM's waterfront past

Dive into NDSM’s waterfront past

Aug 10, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event

The NDSM wharf has a rich history we actually don’t dwell upon, as we wander around during festivals like VOLTT or DGTL. North has been undergoing a surge of redevelopment over the last few years, and it wasn’t always the creative and hip area as we know it now. (..more)

Hitchhiking on a bike with Yellow Backie

Hitchhiking on a bike with Yellow Backie

Aug 7, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Lifestyle

Amsterdam, known for its drugs, supposed debauchery and bikes. Lots of bikes, they even outnumber people. Cyclists rule the city and everybody knows it. However, being the bicycle capital of the world also means it can be difficult for tourists and other visitors to blend in. (..more)

Video Friday: Body Art @ Tropenmuseum

Video Friday: Body Art @ Tropenmuseum

Jul 24, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event, Fashion

▶︎ Press play… because whether you already have a few tattoos or your limit of body art is a splash of lipstick, there’s plenty here to inspire and fascinate. And because you don’t have long to catch it — the exhibition ends on 30 August. (..more)

Nostalgic cinema in the Vondelpark with Popcorn

Nostalgic cinema in the Vondelpark with Popcorn

Jul 8, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event

The guys from Popcorn wanted to give the blockbusters from the past a podium again. Just to to feed your and their hunger for nostalgia. They decided to move away from the Bloemenbar for the summer, so they’ve created an open air cinema in the middle of the Vondelpark, at ‘t Blauwe Theehuis. (..more)

EYE presents EXPOSED X Woody Allen

EYE presents EXPOSED X Woody Allen

Jul 7, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event

EYE presents EXPOSED X Woody Allen. An entire evening program in the spirit of Woody Allen, where movies are of course the main focus. (..more)