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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Ticket Sales

All information about tickets, Festival Pass and 'Architectenweb Best of AFFR'

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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 festival the same year as the first architecture film festival in the world. Festivals also took place again in 2001 and 2003. In 2007 AFFR made a fresh start after a few years of silence. In 2009 the event expanded significantly in terms of visitor numbers and programming.

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The people behind the festival

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Press information

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The information-page for filmmakers & professionals.

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to festival


Postadres AFFR
Architectuur Filmfestival Rotterdam
Postbus 26286
3002 EG Rotterdam

Bezoekadres AFFR
Het Industriegebouw
Goudsesingel 158 unit 4.3
3011KD Rotterdam

Persoonlijk contact:
Joep Mol (directeur):; +31 6 52052526
Jord den Hollander (curator);; +31 6 10398264
Moritz Geremus (coördinator);; +31 6 34212890
Gilles de Sitter (press and communication);; +31 6 11006520


KvK: 24307198
BTW NL: 808933541B01
IBAN: NL29INGB0003113586

Voor het inzenden van films: submission AFFR 2018

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film • city • architecture 10 - 14 Oct. 2018