30 March 2012 – On 5 April, EYE will open its doors to the general public. Located on the north shore of the river IJ in Amsterdam, the new building houses four cinemas with in total 640 seats, an exhibition space of 1200 square meters, the basement with the digitised collections, an educational room, museum shop and restaurant-café. This new Dutch home of film will enable filmmakers and visual artists alike, to showcase their works and their talents. The official opening is on April 4, by her Majesty the Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, followed by a string of opening events. EYE film institute is a partner of the European Film Gateway and currently make available around 250 filmsvia the portal.
Programme of the opening festival
EYE Film Institute Netherlands
IJ promenade 1, 1031KT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
PO Box 37767, 1030 BJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
tel: +31(0)20 5891400