Programme 7 September 2018

Film  Weldi (trailer)
Mohamed Ben Attia, Tunisia 2017, English subtitels.

Riadh is just a normal guy from Tunisia who wants to do everything he can to help his 19-year-old son Sami succeed in life. But then one day, Sami suddenly disappears, leaving a short note: he has gone to Syria to join a jihadist group. Riadh does everything he can to bring him back.

17.30 Roof opens
19.00 Performance by Dafne Holtland
20.40 Introduction to Supa Modo by philosopher Marjan Slob
20.45 Film: WELDI
22.00 Discussion of the film with Marjan Slob
23.00 End of evening

Discussion of the film by Marjan Slob
Marjan_SlobThe philosopher Marjan Slob will talk to you and the other viewers after the film. Marjan Slob is a philosopher and columnist for De Volkskrant  and has given various lectures on film and philosophy for the Dutch Film and Television Academy. What did Weldi say to you? Which scenes and themes resonate with you, after seeing the film?

Performance Dafne Holtland  Dafne Holtland1
For years, Dafne and her successful band Zazí toured theatres in the Netherlands and the west coast of America, and played in the Heineken Music Hall as the support act for Charles Aznavour. She has worked with poets such as Hans Dorrestijn and Drs. P, and she even kissed the queen. Now she is letting go of the safety of success and reinventing herself.

Selection of North African dishes: bulgur wheat salad, fatoush salad, beet root salad, pide bread, falafel and chick pea stew.
You can only pay with debit card. Do you have an allergy? Please contact the caterer.


  • Regular tickets €12.50 | €19.50 (with food) 
  • Tickets for students and members of the VU Association €7.00 | €12.50 (with food) 
  • Special promotion for employees of VU Amsterdam €10.50 (with food)
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