Amsterdam, lieve stad

    • set 5 documentaries

    A sweet city. That's how the recently passed mayor Eberhard van der Laan called his Amsterdam. In his goodbye letter, he wished for all citizens to keep taking care of each other and the capital. We selected five films from our online collection, which draw an unconventional picture of his beloved Amsterdam and its inhabitants: sweet, wild, football-minded, artistic and contemplative.

    Documentaries in this set

    The Wild West

    • Susan Koenen
    • 2010

    Deep in the heart of a multicultural neighborhood in Amsterdam lies 't Landje, a playground where local kids can flee to when things aren't what they should be at home.

    Time within Time

    • Menno Otten
    • 2009

    The most striking Netherlands Film and Television Academy production of 2009 consists primarily of peoples' faces deep in thought while they wait for the tram, their expressions focused to infinity.

    Drawing Room

    • Jan Rothuizen, Sara Kolster
    • 2015

    Step into the first drawn reality by Jan Rothuizen, about the premium experience of the tower room in an Amsterdam department store.

    Amsterdam Reconstruction

    • Jérôme Schlomoff
    • 2007

    A walk through the cultural ruins of the city of Amsterdam.

    Superjews

    • Nirit Peled
    • 2013

    An Israeli woman living in Amsterdam investigates why fans of the Ajax soccer team have appropriated the nickname "Superjews."