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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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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Save the date for the 10th Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam: 10 – 14 October 2018!

After five days of a successful AFFR 2017 we can conclude that we’ve pushed the limits of our festival further than ever. Thanks to our enthusiastic visitors and thanks to…

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What We Have Made best rated film AFFR 2017

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Look Back #5: The Pier, Architectenweb Best of AFFR, Stroom debate

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You can watch films 24/7 from the rich AFFR collection in PLAYTIME.

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Look Back #4: Secret Preview, Archiprix International, College Day

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Watch now: Meet The Makers talkshow

At the ninth edition of the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (4-8 October 2017) seven film makers and their films on cities and architecture were presented by Tracy Metz and Jord…

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Look Back #3: IABx On Culture, Meet the Makers and DeltaMetroPool

Yesterday the International Advisory Board Rotterdam chaired by formal Prime Minister of the Netherlands Jan Peter Balkenende presented its recommendations on the future of the cultural sector in Rotterdam and…

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Look Back #2: City for Sale debate, King Kong Business Club and more

After the exciting Opening Night at Theater Rotterdam with the world premiere of the film Cholet by Isaac Niemand, AFFR will continue in LantarenVenster in the next three days. Yesterday…

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Look back #1: Opening Night at Theater Rotterdam

On Wednesday evening, October 4, the ninth edition of the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam opened at Theater Rotterdam (schouwburg). Over 650 people visited this world premier of the film Cholet…

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Online cinema PLAYTIME

You can watch films 24/7 from the rich AFFR collection in PLAYTIME.

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What We Have Made best rated film AFFR 2017

The public favorite of the AFFR 2017 is known!

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Cholet – the work of Freddy Mamani

Is it kitsch or authentic? A wonder is unfolding at an altitude above 4000 metres in the Bolivian boomtown of El Alto. For the past fifteen years, self-made architect Freddy…

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Visual Acoustics

Visual Acoustics celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the American mainstream. Shulman, who passed away in 2009,…

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film • city • architecture 10 - 14 Oct. 2018
10 to 14 Oct.2018