Agenda

Alternative Guide to Rotterdam

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Sun 29 March

Premiere HOE KUN JE NOU ZO LEVEN

HOE KUN JE NOU ZO LEVEN is a film about the standard thinking of our society. Four boys, who are often labeled as junkies or benefit recipients view the society from their own perspective.

Tue 10 March

Cateringa & Kompanen Proef #9: Vet

“Proeven” are a series of interactive film-nights where we investigate everyday food phenomena. “Proeven” means tasting as well as testing, both perfect investigation tools.

You can participate in our experiments with found footage, instruction videos and live action.

Wed 04 March

Film Club: To see the sea

The visitors of the regular Czech Centre Rotterdam’s Film Club can look forward to the comedy ´To See the Sea´ to be screened in March. The film is the directorial debut of the actor Jiří Mádl.

Mon 09 March

Preview of ‘Sergio Herman, Fucking Perfect’

The culinary movie “Sergio Herman, Fucking Perfect” will première on Thursday March 12th. Rotterdam is of course the culinary hotspot of the Netherlands and therefore we organize a special preview on Monday 9th of March in LantarenVenster.

Tue 03 March

Kino Klub Goethe: Winterschläfer

In March Kino Klub Goethe, a high quality film series of German cinema at the Goethe-Institut Rotterdam, will be showing “Winterschläfer” by the internationally known German director Tom Tykwer. As always with an introduction by film expert Peter Bosma and a glass of German wine!

Thu 26 February

Inspiring Cities Film: Zürich

Tonight we have a film evening on Zürich related to urban developments and makers movement. Introduction by Peter Troxler, independent researcher at the intersection of business administration, society and technology.

Fri 27 March

Stars of the fifties - On the Waterfront

Last fall, Cinema West and Leeszaal Rotterdam West, organized the succesfull cinematic series ‘Verbeeld Verleden’, hopping through the decennia and European history. This spring we will be focusing on the “Stars of the 50’s”. Every last Friday of the month we will be screening an iconic movie from this period.

Wed 25 February

The Wind Rises @ CineNoord

A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. The last animation film by Hayao Miyazaka from Studio Ghibli.

animation / biography, 2014, Miyazaki, 126 min, 6+

Fri 27 February

Stars of the fifties - Rebel without a cause

Last fall, Cinema West and Leeszaal Rotterdam West, organized the succesfull cinematic series ‘Verbeeld Verleden’, hopping through the decennia and European history. This spring we will be focusing on the “Stars of the 50’s”. Every last Friday of the month we will be screening an iconic movie from this period.

Wed 25 February

Boefje (Douglas Sirk, 1939, 35MM)

Twelve year old Jan Grovers spends more time in the alleys of Rotterdam than with his family. Together with his best friend and partner in crime Pietje Puk he plans to travel to America to get rich. When a local clergyman takes pity on the boy and tries to teach him good manners, Boefje at first rebels. However, once he is sent to a strict boarding school, he takes an interest in music, specifically the pipe organ.

Wed 11 February

Nowhere in Moravia - Díra u Hanušovic

Come and enjoy this typical Czech black comedy by Miroslav Krobot, with lots of unhappy loves, hopeless characters and of course too much alcohol.

Wed 18 February

Ida @ CineNoord

Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation.

drama, 2014, Pawlikowski, 80 min, 12+

Tue 03 February

Kino Klub Goethe: Die Salzmänner von Tibet

In February Kino Klub Goethe, a high quality film series of German cinema at the Goethe-Institut Rotterdam, is presenting an arthouse cinema favourite: “Die Salzmänner von Tibet”. As always with an introduction by film expert Peter Bosma and a glass of German wine!

Wed 18 February

Brazilian Cult movie plus Caipirinha Bar

Cultvideo and BUT Film Festival host a night of Latin American movie madness: ‘2013 menos 1’ by director Vitor Baumgratz, Brazil, 2012. Portugees spoken, English subs.

Tue 24 March

Manifest: Animation Show & Tell

Manifest is a regular animation show & tell evening. Just like the school show & tell exercise, participants bring an animation clip that they love (that they didn’t create themselves) and they share with the audience what it is and why they chose it. Come to manifest to see what people are passionate about and why. Drink a beer and chat with the presenters about animation.

Mon 26 January

The Laughter of Things

This day of lectures and presentations will focus on old and recent media technologies of temporal measurement and control, and how they animate and re-animate human life.

Thu 29 January

R>>Eject Radicals: Stapletons Sleep Concert

Are you ready for a sleepover featuring some spectacular dreams and music?

Thu 22 January

R>>EJECT Radicals

What once started with screening movies in a few squatted caravans on the Schouwburgplein now grew into a 10-day festival with our own (non-mobile) Homebase at Hofplein 19 (4th floor), at the roundabout Coolsingel/Weena with restaurant, loads of international artists & screenings and diverse Radical cinematic experiences. Welcome to R>>EJECT Film Festival.

Mon 26 January

Film and book It’s Never Too Late to Say Sorry

The short documentary, It’s Never Too Late to Say Sorry, about the much-discussed artwork on the Coolsingel by the artist duo Elmgreen and Dragset, has its world premiere at the IFFR. It will be followed by the launch of the publication 366 Sorry-rapporten (366 Sorry Reports), written by Wim Konings – the man who decried daily for a year at the stroke of midday, ‘It is never too late to say sorry!’, as an appeal to the city and passers-by. Nowadays, he only makes this call on Wednesdays. Elmgreen and Dragset will be present for the evening via Skype.

Sat 24 January

Good Stock on the Dimension Floor: an Opera

5:45pm - Witte de With and the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) are pleased to present a screening of Good Stock on the Dimension Floor: an Opera by HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN, a multidisciplinary artists collective of the African diaspora. This screening is a prelude to the collective’s upcoming exhibition (22 May – 23 August) at Witte de With, which is curated in association with Sienna Shields, Christa Bell, and Nana Adusei-Poku.