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Alternative Guide to Rotterdam

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Wed 11 May

Youth in Cinema Islemunda

Youth (Italian: La giovinezza) is a 2015 Italian comedy-drama film written and directed by Paolo Sorrentino. It is the director’s second English language film, and stars Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel as best friends who reflect on their lives while holidaying in the Swiss Alps. It is a story of the eternal struggle between age and youth, the past and the future, life and death, commitment and betrayal. The cast also includes Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano, and Jane Fonda.

Thu 05 May

De stad die nooit rust / The city that never sleeps

A documentary released in 1928. On liberation day CineNoord will show you what Rotterdam looked like before the war. The film will be introduced by an expert om the subject.

Wed 04 May

Carol in Cinema Islemunda

In an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s seminal novel The Price of Salt, CAROL follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York.

Tue 10 May

Rotterdams Open Doek

The last edition - before the final and the festival 17 -19 June – is waiting for you! Best short films of Rotterdam by young filmakers and professionals. With special guest documentary maker Hans Busstra.

Progam: Nasser - Paul van Venrooij Mohammed onderzoekt etnisch profileren - Jair Schalkwijk & Mo Anouar UNTIE - Charlene van Kasteren & Guust Mulder PIANISSIMO - Raymi Sambo

Thu 19 May

CONFERENCE: THE SQUATTING EUROPE KOLLECTIVE (SQEK)

PRESENTATION OF COLLECTIVE AND SCREENING OF SHORT FILMS ABOUT SQUATTING IN ROTTERDAM

Tue 03 May

Kino Klub Goethe: Eine Liebe in Deutschland

In May Kino Klub Goethe, a high quality film series of German cinema at the Goethe-Institut Rotterdam, will be showing “Eine Liebe in Deutschland” by the famous Polish director Andrzej Wajda. As always with an introduction by film expert Peter Bosma and a glass of German wine!

Thu 19 May

Short films about squatting in Rotterdam

Tonight at WORM there will be a brief presentation of the SqEK collective and then a screening of short films from various Rotterdam-based sources.

Thu 21 April

Horror night: Frankenstein’s Army

This night we will show Frankenstein’s Army. Director Richard Raaphorst is present to answer any questions!

Tue 12 April

Rotterdams Open Doek

The 29th edition of Rotterdams Open Doek is coming up! Best short films of Rotterdam by young filmakers and professionals. With special guest, animationstudio Job, Joris & Marieke, and a free drink.

Program: Het Getij - Maarten van Vliet

A YEAR AGO I WAS A LESBIAN. NOW I AM A CISFEMALE WHO IDENTIFIES AS GENDERLFUID - Michelle Koppelmans

Kop - Maurice de Bruijne

Wacht Nacht - Ken van Mierlo

Thu 07 April

Man on Wire @ CineNoord

Documentary, USA, 2008. A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit’s daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City’s World Trade Center’s twin towers in 1974, what some consider, “the artistic crime of the century.”

Sun 06 March

Spectre in Cinema Islemunda

Spectre (2015) is the twenty-fourth James Bond film produced by Eon Productions. It features Daniel Craig in his fourth performance as James Bond and Christoph Waltz as Ernst Stavro Blofeld, with the film marking the character’s re-introduction into the series. It was directed by Sam Mendes as his second James Bond film following Skyfall, and was written by John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and Jez Butterworth.

Wed 06 April

FILM: Babushkas of Chernobyl

Yes, no, blank or ‘I’m not even going to bother’. You get to choose one of these four options. On the day of the Dutch referendum on the EU-Ukraine-treaty, we screen this documentary on the life in and around Chernobyl. The film tells the story of three unlikely heroines, living around the disaster struck area in Ukraine. What does it mean to live under these circumstances and does it actually relate to the Ukraine we hear of, leading up to the referendum?

Thu 28 April

Manifest: Animation Show & Tell

Manifest is a fun and interactive animation show & tell evening. Just like the school show & tell exercises, participants bring an animation clip which they love and they share with the audience what it is and why they chose it. Come to the manifest to see what people are passionate about and why. Drink a beer and chat with the presenters about animation.

Thu 07 April

Typical Movies #1: Aperitivo + Prova d’orchestra (Orchestra Rehearsal

Last screening of the series Typical Movies at POST—OFFICE, Orchestra Rehearsal by director Federico Fellini (1979, Italian spoken, English subtitles). Please join the aperitivo from 7pm to be on time for the screening at 9pm. Fresh food and drinks will be served with special formula and Spritz! Don’t miss it…

Thu 31 March

Typical Movies #1: Arrange Your Rocks Naturally

Happy to announce that it’s time for the next video of the series Typical Movies at POST—OFFICE, Arrange Your Rocks Naturally by director Casali and Roubini (2013, English spoken).
The directors (Lorenzo Casali and Micol Roubini) will be present at this screening and they will introduce own works and videos such as: Permanence#2 (made in Crooswijk, Rotterdam 2010) and Watna (a trip along the river from Rotterdam to Wurzuburg on a Cargo Boat).

Mon 28 March

Manifest: Animation Show & Tell

Manifest is a regular animation show & tell evening. Just like the school show & tell exercises, participants bring an animation clip which they love and they share with the audience what it is and why they chose it. Come to the manifest to see what people are passionate about and why. Drink a beer and chat with the presenters about animation.

Wed 30 March

Suffragette in Cinema Islemunda

Suffragette is a 2015 British historical period drama film directed by Sarah Gavron and written by Abi Morgan. The film stars Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Anne-Marie Duff, Ben Whishaw, and Meryl Streep.

The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State.

Thu 24 March

Extra Screening: Eraserhead (1977) by David Lynch

David Lynch’s classic debut in its original 35mm version print (probably the last one still intact according to Mr. Lynch himself). WORM offers you an exclusive extra screening on Thursday, 24 March after the fully sold-out movie night the day before!

Tue 05 April

Kino Klub Goethe: Lola rennt

In April Kino Klub Goethe, a high quality film series of German cinema at the Goethe-Institut Rotterdam, presents “Lola rennt”, a must-see for all lovers of German film. As always with an introduction by film expert Peter Bosma and a glass of German wine!

Thu 24 March

Typical Movies #1: Les Sièges de l’Alcazar

Happy to announce that it’s time for the third movie of the series Typical Movies at POST—OFFICE, Les Sièges de l’Alcazar by director Luc Moullet (1989, French spoken, English subtitles).