🔴Save the date: Dutch Day🔵

📅 On the 6th of April, be prepared to fully immerse yourself in the best this country has to offer. At least in terms of animation. All day long there will be all kinds of Dutch screenings and events, from Dutch shorts to filmmaker talks. And to top it all off: An awesome animation drink to network with other Dutch animators.


Dutch shorts 1 & 2
Shorts 1: ⏰14:15 – 📍Slachtstraat Filmtheater 1
Shorts 2: ⏰18:15 – 📍Slachtstraat Filmtheater 1


Mechanisms Common to Disparate Phenomena: #59

Dutch researcher Joost Rekveld’s has dedicated his life and work to uncover what humans can learn from dialogues with machines – machines that mankind has constructed. His experimental film #59 explores the interaction between sound, image, and narrative, delving into the origins of chaos and the influence of computing technology on society.
14:15 -📍 Slachtstraat Filmtheater 2


In Memoriam: Evert de Beijer
Dutch animator Evert de Beijer, known for his innovative and influential work, passed away in January, 2024. His diverse film legacy spans decades, blending analogue and digital techniques to create distinct visual styles. To honor his creative spirit, 5 shorts out of his career will be screened in this special program, from his graduating film Gerard (1979) to his most recent film Lucy (2015).
16:00 – 📍Slachtstraat Filmtheater 2


Filmmakers Talk 1

Most of the time they talk through their work. But now, they really talk! Meet the filmmakers behind some of Kaboom’s top animated shorts.
12:30 – 📍Slachtstraat Filmtheater Café



Come and join us at the Slachtstraattheater Café for a gathering of animators young and old. It’s the ideal place to talk all things animated in a cosy and welcoming setting.
20:00 – 📍Slachtstraattheater Café

Check out the full program HERE.

Ticket sales start on March 8th, so mark your calendar and make sure you have decided on your personal Kaboom route by then!