screening documentary ‘Numbered’

Filmisreal is hosting a screening of the documentary film ‘Numbered’ at the new National Holocaust Museum in Amsterdam.

Numbered
documentary | 2012 | Uriel Sinai, Dana Doron
Sunday 18 September | 12:00 hrs | National Holocaust Museum, Plantage Middenlaan 27, Amsterdam

Auschwitz prisoners, both Jewish or non-Jewish, were tattooed with serial numbers, first on their chests and then their left arms. An estimated 400,000 numbers were tattooed in Auschwitz and its sub-camps; only some several thousand survivors are still alive today. NUMBERED is an explosive, highly visual, and emotionally cinematic journey, guided by testimonies and portraits of these survivors. The film documents the dark time and setting during which these tattoos were assigned as well as the meaning they took on in the years following the war. In fact, the film’s protagonist is the number itself, as it evolves and becomes both a personal and collective symbol from 1940 to today. These scars, paradoxically unanimous and anonymous, reveal themselves to be diverse, enlightening, and full of life.

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rectificatie NIW artikel 8 april

In het Nieuw Israelitisch Weekblad van 8 april laatstleden heb ik mij ongelukkig en onjuist uitgelaten over de rol van Bioscoop Het Ketelhuis en Filmhuis Den Haag. Dat zij thans tot het inzicht zouden zijn gekomen dat zij in 2014 ‘’te snel gereageerd’’ hebben op ontwikkelingen in Israël, is volstrekt bezijden de waarheid. Zij plaatsten met recht kanttekeningen bij de verontrustende ontwikkelingen in het Midden-Oosten.

Beide filmtheaters hebben ons vervolgens bijgestaan in het nader profileren van FilmisReal als een politiek en religieus volstrekt onafhankelijk festival dat een zo veelzijdig mogelijk palet presenteert van kritisch-filmische visies op actuele kwesties in en rond Israël. Daartoe behoren nadrukkelijk ook het kritische geluid van Palestijnse filmmakers en dat van vele andere groeperingen.

Lievnath Faber, artistiek directeur Filmisreal

Film selection online

This years film selection is online! There might be one or two additions coming your way, but 20 titel are online so far, so take a look. Fiction films, documentaries, animation and some things in between it all. Enjoy!

Filmisreal 2016 dates confirmed

Yay! Filmisreal’s seventh edition’s dates are confirmed. Grab your agenda, a marker and do the happy dance! Between 14 and the 18th of April we will screen the best of this year’s film selection for you! In our festival-home at Het Ketelhuis in Amsterdam.

Filmisreal website online!

Kicking off the countdown until the festival with our new & improved festival website. Stay tuned for updates on the films, guests & special events.

 

Filmisreal goes Den Haag & Rotterdam

Spreading our festival to other cities – we are hitting the Filmhuis in The Hague on April 9th & 19th. Also we are rekindling our passion with Lantaren Venster in Rotterdam, where we will screen films on April 20th. Don’t want to miss any of the films? Tour along with us!