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Wed 27 May

Documentary screening: Polish for Beginners with introduction director Anna Witte

Stella Maris is home to 400 migrant workers from Poland and offers comfortable, renovated rooms, Polish television, entertainment, and a gym, so the residents do not want for anything. But do they find what they are looking for? Life in Stella Maris can never truly be called home, and is overshadowed by the hopes of another life, raising the question: What are your dreams worth? If we think only of our future, does the presence lose its meaning?

Tue 02 June

Kino Klub Goethe: Das Leben ist eine Baustelle

In June Kino Klub Goethe, a high quality film series of German cinema at the Goethe-Institut Rotterdam, will be showing the last film in its series before the summer break. Come along to enjoy “Das Leben ist eine Baustelle”, a great portrait of Berlin and its inhabitants in the late nineties. As always with an introduction by film expert Peter Bosma and a glass of German wine!

Thu 04 June

FILM SCREENING: RADICAL FRIENDS questioning climate politics & exploring climate activism

Chihiro is a Dutch/Bolivian girl who wants to boost environmental engagement. As she feels stuck and alone in her life in Amsterdam she ventures out to Bolivia, the country that advocates Rights for Mother Earth. Bolivia is also the one country to take a stand at UN Climate Tops and propagates building societies of radical equality.

Sun 07 June


Every first Sunday of the month; breakfast followed by a filmpremière in LanterenVenster! You can place your order between 10:00 and 11:00 hrs. The film ‘Infinitely Polar Bear’ starts at 11:30 hrs.

Sun 24 May

Cobain: Montage of Heck

Intimate documentary about Nirvana frontman and grunge icon Kurt Cobain.

Thu 21 May

La Grande Bouffe (The Grande Bouffe),Typical Movies Series #3

Happy to announce that is time for the thirteenth of the Typical Movies at POST—OFFICE: La Grande Bouffe (The Grande Bouffe) by Marco Ferreri (1973). Doors open at 20:30h, the session begins at 21:00h. FREE ENTRY and NO RESERVATION REQUIRED. The TYPICAL MOVIES series will continue on Thursdays until end of May…

Thu 14 May

Direktøren for det hele (The Boss of it all), Typical Movies Series #3

You are kindly invited to join the twelfth of the Typical Movies at POST—OFFICE: Direktøren for det hele (The Boss of it all) by Lars von Trier (2006). Doors open at 20:30h, the session begins at 21:00h. FREE ENTRY and NO RESERVATION REQUIRED. The TYPICAL MOVIES series will continue on Thursdays until end of May…

Wed 20 May

Wild Tales @ CineNoord

Inequality, injustice and the demands of the world we live in cause stress and depression for many people. Some of them, however, explode. This is a movie about those people. Vulnerable in the face of a reality that shifts and suddenly turns unpredictable, the characters of Wild Tales cross the thin line that divides civilization and barbarism. A lover’s betrayal, a return to the repressed past and the violence woven into everyday encounters drive the characters to madness as they cede to the undeniable pleasure of losing control.

Tue 19 May

Czech Film Club: Colette

The Czech Centre in Rotterdam is screening the movie Colette in the May Czech Film Club.

Fri 29 May

Camera Japan Screening: Fukuchan of Fukufuku Flats

The third in a series of screenings of gems from the 2014 Camera Japan Festival will take place at the Shofukan Japanese Cultural Centre in Rotterdam.

Wed 13 May

Cultvideo: Jason & the Argonauts

Cultvideo screens the 1963 classic with an introduction by Alex Diehl focusing on things we lost in the digital age: videostores and analog stop-moting animation

Wed 13 May

The Salt of the Earth @ CineNoord

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of wild fauna and flora, and of grandiose landscapes as part of a huge photographic project which is a tribute to the planet’s beauty.

Tue 12 May

Blade Runner - Dimensions of Man film series

The Chair of Complex Projects at TU Delft brings you the Dimensions of Man film series, which aims to explore some of the ambiguous facets that characterize the human being’s position within the physical and the intangible world.

Thu 07 May

El Angel Exterminador (The Exterminating Angel), TYPICAL MOVIES series #3

We’re happy to invite you to the eleventh of the TYPICAL MOVIES at POST—OFFICE: El Angel Exterminador (The Exterminating Angel) by Luis Buñuel (1962).

Wed 06 May

Coming Home @ CineNoord

Lu and Feng are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during the Cultural Revolution. He finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife no longer remembers him.

Every film night starts with a Rotterdam short movie and a brief introduction.

Cinema & bar open at 19.30 hrs. Film starts at 20.00 hrs.

Sun 03 May

Next Goal Wins

Next Goal Wins is a hilarious and moving exploration of what it really means to be a winner in life.

Tue 12 May

Rotterdams Open Doek

Each month Rotterdams Open Doek exhibits shorts made by talented filmmakers that are assessed best by the jury. In the next edition of Tuesday, May 12th four short films were selected.

Sun 03 May


Every first Sunday of the month; breakfast followed by a filmpremière in LanterenVenster! You can place your order between 10:00 and 11:00. The film ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ starts at 11:30.

Sat 02 May

Lost River

Lost River is the directorial debut of actor Ryan Gosling (Drive, Blue Valentine) for which he also wrote the screenplay. One week only in LantarenVenster!

Thu 14 May

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.