City for Sale

The next Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam takes place at LanterenVenster cinema from 4 to 8 October 2017. This year's festival focuses on the city as a commodity. Under the motto ‘City for Sale’, AFFR will explore the effects of international flows of capital on the composition of the city and its population: buildings as investment models, architecture as a tourist attraction and the city as a revenue model.

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The ninth AFFR takes place from 4 to 8 October 2017. After the opening film at the Rotterdamse Schouwburg, the festival moves to LanterenVenster cinema. This year the AFFR will again welcome dozens of international filmmakers and an expected 7500 fans of films, city and architecture from all over the world. 

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Film – City – Architecture

AFFR explores the relationship between film, cities and architecture by programming and screening architecture films and by organizing introductions and debates.

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AFFR History

The Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR) was established in 2000, and the foundation organized its first film festival in 2001. Festivals also took place again in 2003 and 2007. In 2009 the event expanded significantly in terms of visitor numbers and programming.

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Midsummer Night’s Cinema:
The Man Next Door

After a successful event last year in association with ZigZagCity, AFFR is again organizing a Midsummer Night’s Cinema on Thursday 6 July, at 22h00. This time the chosen film is El hombre de al Lado - The Man Next Door by the Argentinian directors Mariano Cohn and Gastón…
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Midsummer Night’s Cinema
The Man Next Door

After a successful event last year, AFFR is again organizing a Midsummer Night’s Cinema on Thursday 6 July, 22h00. This time the chosen film is El hombre de al Lado…

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Online cinema PLAYTIME

From now on, you can watch films from the rich AFFR collection in PLAYTIME.

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Festival 2017

City for Sale

The next Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam takes place at LanterenVenster cinema from 4 to 8 October 2017. This year's festival focuses on the city as a commodity. Under the motto…

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Film – City – Architecture

AFFR explores the relationship between film, cities and architecture by programming and screening architecture films and by organizing introductions and debates.

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Nieuws

Online cinema PLAYTIME

From now on, you can watch films from the rich AFFR collection in PLAYTIME.

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Playtime Video

A tomb with a view (short)

Memorial Necropole Ecumenica brings the dead a little closer to the heavens. The world’s biggest cemetery graces the skyline of Sao Paulo. Celebrating the high life in the afterlife.

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Playtime Video

Winter / Zima (short)

A portrait of seasons in Siberia. People talk about how they adapt to one of the harshest climates in the world, where civilization constantly fights and embraces nature. Prize-winner at…

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Playtime Video

Barbicania

Ila Bêka & Louise Lemoine are the makers of Koolhaas Houselife, and have since made an impressive series of architecture documentaries. Barbicania documents a month of living and working on the Barbican Estate, the famous brutalist complex in…

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film • city • architecture 4 - 8 Oct. 2017
4 to 8 Oct.2017