Breaking Ground NL

Breaking Ground NL

The second edition of the 2012/2013 season will take place just before Christmas - Friday, December 21. So start your holidays off with another wonderful evening at EYE with an exciting programme with the best and latest Dutch student films.

Back is our regular host of the evening, Frank Hoeve. Together with a (yet to be announced) special film guest they will go into discussion with the audience and the makers of those great short films.

The programma which starts at 19:30 consists of the following films:

1. Mijn Lieve Kankerhond by Marinka de Jongh **official selection of the Netherlands Film Festival 2012
2. Film Zwart by Alicia Breton Ferrer **Audience Award Fin Festival 2012, two nominations at the Netherlands Film Festival 2012
3. Sheeped Away by Junaid Chundrigar **Vimeo sensation with more than 200.000 views in the first week
4. Magnesium by Sam de Jong **Tuschinski Award 2013 winner & official selection of the Sundance Film Festival 2013

and our special Europe selection is:

5. Stronger by Victor Rodenbach and Hugo Benamozig - one of the 20 selected shorts at last years Breaking Shorts student competition of Go Short - the International Short Film Festival in Nijmegen.

Tickets are available via
Remember, if you have a Cineville pass, it's free for you!

Hope to see you there.

Click on the film stills below for more information about the films and their makers.

Films Shown



The upcoming European film talent we think is worth following. Discover the new Lars von Trier or Pedro Almodóvar.


Films by young filmmakers that caught our eye and we would love for you to see as well.


Breaking Ground unfortunately seized to exist in may 2016. However, here you can still find our past events.


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