After dinner sipping from a hand-carved coconut at News Cafe on Ocean Drive in the Art Deco District of South Beach, Miami Beach Florida USA, Nov 2018. Bahama Mama & Papa | 20201122 | Michel van der Burg | 1-memo•com
Kriterion ~ Amsterdam
A cinema steeped in history … ‘Kriterion’ began life as an Amsterdam student association involved in hiding and saving many Jews (an estimated 400 jewish children (Ref. 2) from Nazi persecution – next in 1945 the students opened cinema Kriterion (Ref. 3) in the former building (until 1942) of the ‘Handwerkers Vriendenkring’ association of mainly Jewish diamond workers – and 75 year later in Kriterion – still runned by the Amsterdam students – last night – arthouse cinema : screening of Beyond Index and post-screening Q&A with filmmaker Gerald Van Der Kaap.
Ref. 1 – https://www.kriterion.nl
Ref. 2 – https://www.cineville.nl/films/kriterion-herdenkt
Ref. 3 – Amsterdam Students Run Movie House. In : Higher Education – SemiMonthly publication of the higher education division – United States Office of Education, Fedural Security Agency. Vol. III, No. 7 , Washigton, D.C. December 1, 1946; Page 10 .
Film : 20200123 Michel van der Burg | 1-memo.com
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