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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 Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari with a live score by Matteo Myderwyk
Sat 10 Oct 21:30

This hundred-year-old silent film has recently been digitally restored and, specially for AFFR, it will be accompanied by live music from jazz pianist Matteo Myderwyk.
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News

AFFR 2020 Goes Live
with a Covid-free festival

Despite turbulent times AFFR 2020 offers a more diverse program than ever. The twelfth edition of the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam will take place from 7 to 11 October 2020…

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Festival 2020

The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari with a live score by Matteo Myderwyk
Sat 10 Oct 21:30

This hundred-year-old silent film has recently been digitally restored and, specially for AFFR, it will be accompanied by live music from jazz pianist Matteo Myderwyk.

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Festival 2020

Where to with History?
debate with Hans Christian Post and Stephan Trüby

Hans Christian Posts urgent new documentary Where to with History? shows the extensive destruction of Dresden's city centre and its subsequent modernist reconstruction under the GDR regime. The rebuilding of…

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Festival 2020

Musical theatre at AFFR – babel by LOD / Steve Salembier
Sun 11 Oct 16:00 & 19:30

On Sunday 11 October, AFFR presents the world premiere of babel by LOD Muziektheater and theater maker and architect Steve Salembier. The premiere will take place at Conny Janssen Danst…

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membership

Membership Club Fountainhead

Club Fountainhead is AFFR's club for friends. With your contribution you support AFFR and you get a 30% discount on the complete AFFR programme - except for the opening night.…

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News

Opening Night:
SOLD OUT
SPACESHIP EARTH
7 Oct. 20:00 RDM Rotterdam

The Opening Night on Wednesday October 7 is SOLD OUT. The two reruns of Spaceship Earth on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 October in LantarenVenster are also sold out. AFFR…

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Festival 2020

Theme AFFR 2020:
Guilty Architecture

Taking Guilty Architecture as its theme, AFFR goes in search of the moral dilemmas of our time with a critical selection of films and documentaries about the city and architecture.…

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Masterclass

Film & Architecture Studio

Independent School for the City and AFFR have joined forces again to organize a four-day course on film and architecture, supervised by architect, curator and filmmaker Jord den Hollander: 4…

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2020

program

Programma 2020

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film • city • architecture 7 - 11 Oct. 2020
7 to 11 Oct.2020
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