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IDFA Amsterdam

Edition 31 October 2019 The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam offers an independent and inspiring meeting place for audiences and professionals to see a…

Joker (movie)

Edition 31 October 2019, by Cathy Leung Technically Joker is an origins movie, related to the well-established stories from DC Comics, with the Joker…

Warning on infrastructure

Written by Marla Thomson Warning bells are ringing again for the Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management to address the status of the…

Ode to Amsterdam

Edition 28 June 2019, by Benjamin Roberts A Millennium of Amsterdam. Spatial History of a Marvelous City (2019) is not like any other history…

De Vuursche Boer

Edition 28 June 2018, by Paola Westbeek Situated in Lage Vuursche, a charming village nestled in the province of Utrecht (and home to Drakensteyn…

Holland Festival 2019

Since 1947, the Holland Festival is the leading international performing arts festival in the Netherlands. The festival offers a broad scope of international performing…

Meet the disruptors

Edition 19 April 2019, by Phoebe Dodds The female entrepeneurs making waves in 2019 With the #MeToo movement sweeping Hollywood last year, the rising…

A Little Life (Theatre)

Edition 19 April 2019, by Benjamin Roberts Jude’s friends are faced with a dilemma. In excruciating pain, they witness him mutilate his body. They…

Vox Lux (movie)

Edition 19 April 2019, by James Luxford What makes a megastar? That’s the question director Brady Corbet asks in this abrasive drama about two…

De Zeemeeuw (restaurant)

Edition 19 April 2019, by Paola Westbeek When sunny weather has you craving a beachside rendez-vous, head to De Zeemeeuw, a coastline gem situated…

Erwin Olaf in the Hague

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag and The Hague Museum of Photography are to honour one of the Netherlands’ most famous photographers, Erwin Olaf (b. 1959), with…

The Mule (movie)

Edition 8 March 2019, by By James Luxford Even at 88 years old, Clint Eastwood remains a vital and interesting film maker, occasionally going…

Carstens (restaurant)

Edition 8 March 2019, Paola Westbeek Carstens takes diners on a delectable culinary journey featuring a fine selection of Holland’s gourmet treasures: from the…

Mother! (movie)

Edition 28 September 2017 We start and end in flames, with an image of a fiery face giving way to a mysterious crystal, which…

Departure from Defence

Edition 26 October, by Johannes Visser “I have to step up, stepping down won’t fix anything.” These were the words of Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, fi ve…

The Beguiled (movie)

Edition 5 September 2017, by James Luxford In an unexpected turn, Oscar winner Sofi a Coppola directs a remake of a reasonably obscure 1971 fi…

Charity boom

Edition 5 September 2017, by Sagar Harinarayan Over the past two years, the Dutch economy has fl ourished. According to RaboResearch, the gross domestic product…

Holland Festival 2017

Edition 18 May 2017 The Holland Festival, since 1947 the leading international performing arts festival in the Netherlands, offers music, theatre, dance, opera, film…

The Promise (movie)

Edition 18 May 2017, by James Luxford Often a film’s release is preceeded with a degree of controversy that is difficult for the final…