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JEAN DESMET’S DREAM FACTORY
Dec 13, 2014 - Apr 12, 2015| €9
Picture: L’Orgie romaine, 1911, Louis Feuillade, FR Collectie EYE
The EYE Film unveils one of its collection treasures with this exhibition on Jean Desmet, a pioneer of Dutch cinema who started as an operator and became one of the most important distributors in the Netherlands. Now EYE’s collection has been inscribed in the UNESCO Memory of the World Register in 2011 because of its unique value as a document of world heritage.
With an interesting program of cinematic materials, lectures, screenings and concerts, the exhibition pays homage to Desmet and runs till mid April. An exciting journey into the early days of cinema art.