Agenda

20 January

Streaming tip: Just Mercy

Bryan Stevenson fights for justice and takes a stand for people on death row who don’t get the help they deserve. However, his fight isn’t supported by everyone.  One of his first cases is a controversial one. Walter McMillian has been sentenced for the murder of an eighteen-year-old girl, even though the evidence that he...

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22 January

Streaming tip: Hunger

In Steve McQueen’s debut feature Hunger Michael Fassbender plays IRA prisoner Bobby Sands. He fights for a better treatment of political prisoners. To change the situation of himself and the other prisoners Sands goes on a hunger strike. McQueen chronicles it with the greatest eye for detail by using long takes and a gritty colour...

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23 January

Martin Luther King vs. The FBI and conversation online at De Balie

Martin Luther King vs. The FBI shows how the FBI did everything in their power to sabotage the efforts of Martin Luther King and other black activists to change society for the better. The documentary is based on recently discovered and declassified files.  Together with the John Adams Institute and Cherry Pickers De Balie has organised...

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10 February

MtM on Tour: Antigone in Amsterdam and Nijmegen

Today Antigone, our On Tour film of February, is screened in Amsterdam in Kriterion (19:30) and in Nijmegen in LUX (19:30). Loosely based on Sophocles’ Greek tragedy, Antigone tells the story of Antigone, who fled to Canada with her family for a better life but instead faces injustice. When her brother gets shot Antigone and...

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11 February

MtM on Tour: Antigone in Delft

Today Antigone, our On Tour film of February, is screened in Delft in Lumen at 19:30. Loosely based on Sophocles’ Greek tragedy, Antigone tells the story of Antigone, who fled to Canada with her family for a better life but instead faces injustice. When her brother gets shot Antigone and her family discover that immigrants...

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14 February

MtM on Tour: Antigone in Den Haag

Today Antigone, our On Tour film of February, is screened in Filmhuis Den Haag at 15:00. Loosely based on Sophocles’ Greek tragedy, Antigone tells the story of Antigone, who fled to Canada with her family for a better life but instead faces injustice. When her brother gets shot Antigone and her family discover that immigrants...

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16 February

MtM on Tour: Antigone in Groningen and Wageningen

Today Antigone, our On Tour film of February, is screened in Wageningen in Movie W (20:00) and in Groningen in Vera Zienema (20:30). Loosely based on Sophocles’ Greek tragedy, Antigone tells the story of Antigone, who fled to Canada with her family for a better life but instead faces injustice. When her brother gets shot Antigone and her...

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22 February

MtM on Tour: Antigone in Deventer, Enschede and Maastricht

Today Antigone, our On Tour film of February, is screened in Deventer in Mimik (19:00), in Enschede in Concordia (19:30) and in Maastricht in Lumière (19:30). Loosely based on Sophocles’ Greek tragedy, Antigone tells the story of Antigone, who fled to Canada with her family for a better life but instead faces injustice. When her...

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24 February

MtM on Tour: Antigone in Arnhem

Today Antigone, our On Tour film of February, is screened in Arnhem in Focus Filmtheater at 19:00. Loosely based on Sophocles’ Greek tragedy, Antigone tells the story of Antigone, who fled to Canada with her family for a better life but instead faces injustice. When her brother gets shot Antigone and her family discover that...

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24 January

Docu Sunday: Mai Khoi & The Dissidents

In collaboration with the FLOOR department of Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, we will screen the documentary Mai & Khoi & The Dissidents online on Sunday 24 January. The film can be viewed free of charge for 24 hours via a link with a password that you will receive after registering via FLOOR. As the...

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11 February

Now in cinemas: David Byrne’s American Utopia

Director Spike Lee documents the brilliant and timless 2019 Broadway-show by former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne, based on his most recent album and tour. The exuberant American Utopia brings us Byrne’s characteristic, rhythmic and inspiring songs. For the show he worked with a band with fresh faces and dancers from all over the world....

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