EYE Filmmuseum and Anthology Film Archives present “'There are no rules!': Restored and Revisited Avante–garde Films from the Netherlands" running 24 February – 9 March.
In this retrospective including many new digital restorations you will see two programmes on the Dutch Filmliga collective (Shapes & Structures) and a Dutch experimental film showcase from the 1950s - early 2000s (Movements). There will also be two programmes on the great Henri Plaat, one of which (Spheres) was newly put together exclusively for this show with some films previously unseen.
All programmes available to view via AFA's vimeo channel:
Filmliga 1: Shapes
Filmliga 2: Structures
Henri Plaat 1: Spheres
Henri Plaat 2: The Poetics of Memory and Decay
“There Are No Rules!” has been co-curated by the Eye Filmmuseum’s Simona Monizza (restorer and curator of artists’ films); Mark-Paul Meyer (senior curator); and Marius Hrdy (former curator-in-residence at the Eye in 2018).
Co-presented by Dutch Culture USA (very special thanks to Vera Kuipers). Also presented in partnership with the Stadsarchief Rotterdam, the Frans Zwartjes Foundation, and the Fonds Henri Storck.Eye