6–10 Oct 2021
film • stad • architectuur


The thirteenth edition of AFFR will take place from 6 to 10 October 2021 in LantarenVenster. Under the theme More than Houses, around 85 critically selected, special and cinematographically high quality films about city and architecture from around the world will be screened. Ticket Sale for the Opening Night will start on Wednesday 8 September. On Wednesday 15 September ticket...

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Speakers festival 2021

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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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  • Filmmakers The information-page for filmmakers & professionals. Read more
  • Call for Entries Are you a filmmaker, film producer or film distributor? And have you completed a feature film, documentary, animation film or short? Read more

Architectenweb Best of AFFR
Sun. 10 Oct. 12:30

On the final day of the festival, AFFR and partner Architectenweb screen the best four films of the festival one after another. Dive into the world of film, city and architecture. Tickets for the whole Best of AFFR programme are…
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AFFR will hold a Covid-19-free festival. All measures will be taken at LantarenVenster, Theater Zuidplein and the Drive-In at RDM Rotterdam to ensure a safe and pleasant festival for everybody.

At the Opening Night in Theater Zuidplein and the screenings in LantarenVenster you must be able to show your ID card and a valid corona pass upon arrival. This can be in the form of a vaccination certificate, recovery certificate, or a negative test certificate, via the Corona Check app or on paper.

For more information about the measures in LantarenVenster, click here.

film • city • architecture 6 - 10 Oct. 2021
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