Films and cinemas

Open air cinema

Westi'val Amsterdam open air film

The 2013 Amsterdam outdoor cinema season has started.

Open air film screens are ever more popular in Amsterdam, more and more cafés and organisation offer wide screen films in the streets, squares, parks and city beaches of Amsterdam.

Screening starts after sunset, the reason why the outdoor cinema in Amsterdam start in August.

Movies about Amsterdam

Turkish Delight

A good way to prepare yourself for a holiday to Amsterdam, is to see a film. Thanks to internet, you have the chance to watch some Dutch films, films about Amsterdam or movies set in Amsterdam.

Dutch films are famous for exposing a lot of nude. A minimum of explicit sex scenes are a must. [...]

Open air film festivals


Every year it seems one more open air film festival in Amsterdam is added. Understandably, because watching a film under the starry sky while sipping a drink in a lounge chair is a wonderful thing to do. In 2012 there are 5 (UPDATE!) open air film festivals in Amsterdam in August and September. Remember to […]

Art film houses

EYE Film Institute Netherlands or the newly built EYE Film museum across the IJ water in Amsterdam. Design by the Vienna office of Delugan Meissl Associated Architects, opened in 2012.

What to do a rainy day in Amsterdam? Are you tired of museums and coffee shops? A fun thing to do in Amsterdam is going to see a film at one of Amsterdam’s art house film cinemas. These film theatres are generally cheap and they are located at interesting venues. Art film houses in Amsterdam […]

Open air cinema


Unfortunately, 2011 will be the last year for the summer open air cinema at Vondelpark. The EYE Institute (or ‘Film Museum’) will move to the North bank of the IJ-water, where a modern and spacious building is being constructed. See also: Open air film festivals Amsterdam 2012 EYE Film collection The EYE Film Institute Netherlands […]

Extravagant movie theatre

Rainy day? Go see a movie in the most extravagant Amsterdam movie theatre of Tuschinski, located near Rembrandtplein. The theatre was built by Jewish-polish businessman Abraham Tuschinski in 1921. The design is a mix of three styles: Amsterdamse School, Art Deco and Jugendstil. Mainly the lobby and Hall 1 are spectacular.   Ambitions of jewish-polish […]


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