Rembrandt-Velázquez: Spanish film programme

Within the framework of the exhibition Rembrandt-Velázquez. Dutch & Spanish Masters the Rijksmuseum presents a film programme in co-production with Sin Fin Cinema and Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival. The programme ‘Going back to the Golden Age: portraying Dutch and Spanish Masters on the canvas in motion’ consists of a series of screenings and talks at Eye Filmmuseum, OBA Amsterdam and Rijksmuseum.

Sin Fin Cinema and Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival have curated a Spanish film programme which approaches the spectator to the Golden Age in Spain, a period of flourishing in arts and literature in Spain. The films have topics related to painting, literature and the historical context of the 17th century.

Alatriste

Friday evening 10 January 2020 | Auditorium Rijksmuseum

Alartriste 145 min | Adventure, Drama, History | 2006 | Spain
Director: Agustín Díaz Yanes
Spanish language with Dutch surtitles

Viggo Mortensen plays the role of the Spanish soldier-turned-mercenary Alatriste, a fictional heroic figure from the country's 17th century imperial wars who battles in the Eighty Years' War and the Franco- Spanish War both eventually leading to the end of Spain as an empire.

Programme
18.00 Doors will open
18.30 – 21.00 Film: Alatriste
21.00 – 22.30 Visit exhibition Rembrandt-Velázquez
22.30 End

After the film free Spanish ham will be served.

Tickets for Alatriste


El sol del membrillo

Saturday afternoon 11 January 2020 | Auditorium Rijksmuseum

El sol 138 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama | 1992 | Spain
Director: Víctor Erice
Spanish language with English surtitles

Víctor Erice filmed Antonio López while he painted a quince tree in the garden of his Madrid studio. In his quest for realism, the artist was working against time. The fruits that his brushstrokes captured on canvas reflect the light of successive seasons, but also grew day by day bending the branches under their weight.

Programme
12.30 Doors will open
13.00 – 15.20 Film: El sol del membrillo
15.20 – 16.00 Break
16.00 – 17.00 Masterclass Victor Erice
17.00 – 18.00 Visit exhibition Rembrandt-Velázquez
18.00 End

After the film free Spanish ham will be served.

Victor Erice, director of El sol del membrillo, will give a short masterclass about the relation between film and art in general and specifically concerning the painter Antonio López.

Tickets for El sol del membrillo


Related programmes

EYE Filmmuseum: Sunday evening 12 January 2020
El espíritu de la colmena

EYE Filmmuseum: Monday evening 13 January 2020
El sur

More info and tickets for the programs in Eye.

OBA Centraal Amsterdam: Monday evening 14 January 2020
El perro del hortelano

More info and tickets for the programs in OBA Centraal.

Read the full programme here

The film programme is curated by Sin Fin Cinema and Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival and made possible by Air Europa and Maestra Cortadora Cati.
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Prices and Tickets

Regular: €20 p.p.

Tickets for Alatriste

Tickets for El sol del membrillo



Discount: € 10 p.p.
Bring your Museumkaart, BankGiro Loterij VIP-kaart, CJP pas, Lidmaatschapskaart KOG, VVAK, Vereniging Rembrandt or Cervantes Library Card.

The discount tickets are sold out

When

Friday evening 10 January 2020 - 18.00 - 22.30

Saturday afternoon 11 January 2020 - 12.30-18.00

Waar

10 and 11 January: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

12 and 13 January: EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam

14 January: OBA Centraal Amsterdam