World Cinema Amsterdam | Internationaal filmfestival | 14 – 24 Augustus 2014


Save the date: August 14-24

August 14 the fifth edition of World Cinema Amsterdam will kick off! Ten days in a row one can enjoy the best worldcinema!

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GETT opening movie fifth edition

Gett, the Divorce Trial of Viviane Ansalem, by Siblings Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz has been announced as the opening movie of this years edition.

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GETT opening film 5th anniversary edition

Gett, the Divorce Trial of Viviane Ansalem  has been selected to open World Cinema Amsterdam anniversary edition (14 - 24 Aug). The film is directed by brother and sister Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz. Kajsa Ollongren, the new Arts & Culture alderman, will officially inaugurate our 5th edition on August the 14th.

On the roof of the VU

From Monday 1st to Friday 5th of September, the roof of the Vrije Universiteit will be specifically opened for the On the Roof Film Festival. Five days in which you will have the chance to enjoy five different films from World Cinema Amsterdam 5th Edition's program on the 16th floor of the VU. There will also be special introduction talks and interviews with scientists and guest speakers. All surrounded by one of the city's most spectacular views. The presale has just started.

All Open Air films announced

World Cinema Amsterdam Open Air programme has already been announced. Read below which films can you watch this summer under Amsterdams (or Rotterdams) starry sky.

Dance Dance Curaçao pics

Friday people danced to the music of DJ Edsel8 and the tambu players of Grupo ReVolushon. Before the party started people enjoyed films from Curacao and the film Home Again screened at the Marie Heinekensquare. Photographer Ivy Sankes was present to shoot pictures of the whole night.

Photoreport: Argentina on Marie Heinekenplein

Wednesday the first open air screening took place at Marie Heinekenplein. 800 visitors enjoyed the Argentinian comedy Dias de Vinilo. Photographer Melanie Lemahieu was present and shot pictures. Till Saturdaynight every night there will be a movie from the World Cinema Amsterdam programme on the square. And each night before the movie starts a DJ will spin some records.


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