From London to Beijing
June 2014

Peter Greenaway: Few places left

Tomorrow Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen will have a screening of the film 'Goltzius and the Pelican Company' in collaboration with Benelux Film Distributers and Kassander Film with famous actors Ramsey Nasr, Halina Reijn, F. Murray Abraham and Flavio Parenti.

The film is about Hendrik Goltzius, a late 16th century Dutch printer and engraver of erotic prints. He seduces the Margrave of Alsace into paying for a printing press to make and publish illustrated books. Goltzius promises him an extraordinary book of pictures of the Old Testament Biblical stories. Erotic tales of Lot and his daughters, David and Bathsheba, Samson and Delilah and John the Baptist and Salome. To tempt the Margrave further, Goltzius and his printing company will offer to perform dramatizations of these erotic stories for his court.

Date: Sunday June 8th
Time: 14:00-16:30 hours
Costs: €5 (excluding entrance tot the museum)
Age: 18+
Language: English
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