Festival 2021More Than Houses
AFFR turns its attention to the huge challenge to build homes all over the world. The United Nations has calculated that over two billion homes need to be built this century; in the Netherlands alone, the target for the next decade is to build one million new houses.
“I think the documentaries are very well chosen. I especially find the panel discussions, Q&A and talks of great added value.”
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The best films of AFFR 2021
VENICE ELSEWHERE - Elia Romanelli, 2021
The dream as the ultimate escape in a divided and globalized world. A longing for the city slowing sinking under the weight of tourists and water: Venice.
CHARLOTTE PERRIAND - Stéphane Ghez, 2019
A revealing portrait of designer and free thinker Charlotte Perriand, one of the most distinctive designers of the 20th century.
SPEER GOES TO HOLLYWOOD - Vanessa Lapa, 2020
Rare archival footage and a wonderful story make Speer Goes to Hollywood just as fascinating and dubious as the Nazi architect himself.
EPICENTRO - Hubert Suaper, 2020
Hubert Sauper, the prize-winning documentary maker of Darwin’s Nightmare, returns with a fascinating look at the history of Cuba based on the films shot there.
BUILDING BASTILLE - Leif Kaldor, 2021
The Canadian architect Carlos Ott was 35 years old with little building experience when in 1982 he won the biggest competition of the time: the design of the new Paris opera house.