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Apr 30 '15 17:57

The Late Rembrandt exhibition is possibly too crowded, Rijksmuseum director Wim Pijbes admitted to NRC Handelsblad on Thursday. In an earlier response to the criticism the exhibit received Pijbes said it's not as bad as in the Sistine Chapel or in front of Mona Lisa, but in his latest statement he says the display is "arguably approaching the boundaries of an enjoyable visit."

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Apr 24 '15 18:23

A former police station on Warmoesstraat in Amsterdam could become a national police museum. Real estate company NV Zeedijk wants to buy the property and turn the notorious police station into a tourist attraction, ANP reported on Friday.

Mar 5 '15 17:23

VU Medical Center Amsterdam (VUmc) is organizing a premiere of the Academy Award Winning movie "Still Alice" for the contributors of VUmc's Alzheimer center and other interested parties.

Jan 26 '15 16:45

Police investigating the murder of mental clinic director Rob Zeekhorst believe the case is linked to another homicide three months later. Zeekhorst was shot on January 1st 2014 while out walking dogs in his neighborhood.

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Jan 9 '15 13:21

The widow of Stéphane Charbonnier, the editor and caricaturist of satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, compares her husband's death to the murder of the Dutch film director Theo Van Gogh. Charbonnier was killed in the Charlie Hebdo shootings on January 7th.

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Sep 22 '14 08:31

In Amsterdam, internationally recognized Dutch film director and producer George Sluizer has passed away at 82 years of age. The film maker has been sick for some time, his condition brittle after only narrowly surviving a ruptured artery in 2007.

Aug 26 '14 11:42

Theo van Gogh fans will be able to see all 13 films he made at Amsterdam's EYE Film Museum from the 10th of October onwards. In this retrospective, some of the more negative thinking about the filmmaker, known for his criticism of Islam, is hoped to be dispelled and replaced with respect for Van Gogh's passion as film maker and film lover.

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Jun 24 '14 10:39

Greenpeace campaign director Husting lives in Luxembourg. To travel to Amsterdam two times a month for his job, he has been taking an airplane. This was revealed in documents leaked to the Guardian newspaper. Now, the organization has said tat Hustign will take the train in future.

May 14 '14 11:10

The producer, director, writer and editor of the documentary film Searching for Sugarman, which won big at the International Documentary Film Festival (IDFA), was found dead in Stockholm on Tuesday.

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May 6 '14 11:48

The Dutch film Regret! has been voted best European film of the year by young people. Director Dave Schram won the European Film Academy Young Audience Award.

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Apr 4 '14 11:55

On Thursday, Marion Gout, president-director of Prorail, announced her departure from the company. She was allegedly informed of a 'disastrous' article in De Telegraaf newspaper of Friday.

Mar 28 '14 14:53

The EYE film institute in Amsterdam will be paying a big tribute to 'Master of Suspense', Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) this Summer.

Mar 12 '14 14:50

The police have been blowing up peoples' phones with texts asking for more information on the murder of GGZ manager Rob Zweekhorst from Berkel and Rodenrijs.

Mar 1 '14 06:00

"I want to do give something back to the country where I lived for so long". Dutch-Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad is working on a movie about Willem van Oranje.

Jun 4 '13 03:54

Director, actor and producer Marc van Uchelen has passed away at the age of 42. This was announced by the Theaterkrant on Sunday.

Only six years old, he played an important role, as young Anton Steen, in the movie of the book ‘De Aanslag’ by Harry Mulisch. This movie was rewarded an Oscar, in 1987, for the best foreign movie.

The passion of the actor, who was born in Baarn, was however not acting but directing. After he graduated from the Amsterdam Film Academy he made several short movies and commercials.

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