Amsterdam Film Show | July 2018

Written by on 18/07/2018

An Oscar Wilde story beats the rest of the summer flicks and sequels and there’s loads of outdoor screenings to share. Our Amsterdam Film Show tips for July 2018 are here!




“Here’s the Amsterdam Film Show’s highlights from the film releases in the Netherlands, this month.”

It’s not a great month for new films. It’s basically various summertime flicks such as …

  • Sicario: Day of the Soldado (5 July)
  • Skyscraper (12 July)
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp (18 July)
  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (19 July)

But our pick is absolutely .…

The Happy Prince | Director: Rupert Everett | Writer: Rupert Everett | Stars: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson | in Amsterdam cinemas from 19 July

“The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor.” IMDB

Screening @ Cinecenter / Pathé City / Pathé Tuschinski / Studio K – at least




from 5 July till 5 September

Billy Wilder programme ‘Sweet & Sour’ @ EYE Filmmuseum

Celebrating the work of one of the finest filmmakers. Stand out classics include The Apartment and Sunset Boulevard, but another highlight is Ace in the Hole, which has just been digitally restored.


from July through to August

A Summer with Studio Ghibli @ Lab 111

A retrospective screening 18 of their groundbreaking animations, in Japanese with English subtitles.  


12 July – 9 September

Cineville’s Summer Tour @ Buurtboerderij / FC Hyena, Amsterdam

In July and August 2018 Cineville  is hosting a traveling outdoor cinema. Cineville Passholders get a bonus free admission and a drink. (Also screening in other cities such as Rotterdam, Groningen, Utrecht, Leiden, Amersfoort, Nijmegen.) July films include:

19.07 / Amsterdam / Buurtboerderij Ons Genoegen / Knife in the Water

26.07 / Amsterdam / Buurtboerderij Ons Genoegen / Wild Things

31.07 / Amsterdam / FC Hyena / Do The Right Thing


Rooftop Movie Nights @ Floor 17, Ramada Apollo Hotel | Tickets up to €19,50

This summer outdoor series generally shows modern classics, such as The Usual Suspects and La La Land. There’s a great view of Amsterdam, and you can order food and drinks from the hotel bar-restaurant during the movie. You can book three different types seating: double beanbag for two people / Single beanbag / deckchair and space is limited so you’re advised to get tickets in advance. Check their website or Facebook page for the lastest films added to their programme (it looks like they’ll show films on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, most weeks.)



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