De Balie is a fantastic cinema and cultural centre right on the Leidseplein. It screens a varied program of films all year long. You will find some absolute gems here. A lot of world cinema and arty films, as well as a wide selection of documentaries. The team openly encourage debate across a wide field of subjects. The spaces in De Balie are often available for this purpose. As well as excellent films, you can eat and drink all day long in the fine bar and restaurant. Keep up to date with the screening schedule with their cinema listings. See more Amsterdam independent cinemas in our handy overview.