2013 - AFFR
5–9 Oct 2022
film • stad • architectuur

Contact

Postal and visiting address, contact details

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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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Organisation

The people behind the festival

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  • 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

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Rotterdam Speciaal, de Veranderende Stad

On Thursday 7 October 2021, AFFR and AIR organized a cinematic debate about the housing crisis. Based on a number of short films, Bart Cosijn discussed pressing issues in Rotterdam's housing policy with Rotterdam guests. Watch the debate IN DUTCH…
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Festival 2013

Time Machine
On temporariness in architecture and urbanism, and the role of time in film.

Temporariness plays a key role in architecture and urbanism. To combat the problem of unoccupied space in the city, buildings are put to new uses, sometimes on a temporary basis. Future uses of urban space are considered in developing new projects, and that leads to new ways of building. AFFR examined these trends in 2013.
The festival included five world premieres and a special programme on high-rise. Reflecting the festival theme, the opening took place at the Fenixloods in Katendrecht.

Just saw: ‘the competition’ at the archtectuur filmfestival rotterdam. What a bizar world, the competition for a new building. #AFFR2013

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Impressions of the festival

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Top 5


The best films of AFFR 2013

Lucien Hervé, photographe malgré lui

Unfinished Spaces

Reaching for the sky

Unfinished Italy

De school als stad

“While I walked through this patchwork of streets and buildings from different ages I realised the city was another big Time Machine”

H. G. Wells – sciencefiction schrijver

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film • city • architecture 5 - 9 Oct. 2022
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