Festival 2022Freeze Frame
In a world turned upside down, facing enormous challenges and contending with one new reality after another, AFFR 2022 will focus on the need to press pause. Or, in cinematic terms, to freeze the frame.
“The opening night at Theater Zuidplein is a great place to socialise and network.”
Each day, Sophie Stravens and the AFFR team highlighted films, debates and specials for you – watch them again here!Bekijk meer video's op Vimeo
GES-2 - Nastia Korkia, 2021
GES-2 follows the transformation of a former power station opposite the Kremlin into a museum of contemporary art, but has since become much more than that: since Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the film proves to be of astounding providence.
PLEISTOCENE PARK - Luke Griswold Tergis, 2022
On the Siberian steppes, a mad project is underway. Russian geophysicist Sergey Zimov and his son Nikita want to restore the ecosystems of the Ice Age through radical rewilding.
CANE FIRE - Anthony Banua-Simon, 2020
A film that shows how plantation owners and the government used cinema as a medium to sell Hawaii as a tourist paradise – but how the locals were pushed into the background.
Screened in combination with the short ‘Listen to the Beat of our Images’, Audrey & Maxime Jean-Baptiste, 2021
FOOD FOR THOUGHT - Kadir van Lohuizen, 2022
The Netherlands is the world’s second biggest food exporter. What does it look like? And what are the consequences? In his latest film, Kadir van Lohuizen carries out a visual study of the role of the Netherlands in the global food system.
THE PROOF OF THE PUDDING - Patrick Minks & Jaap Veldhoen, 2022
Herman Hertzberger’s Centraal Beheer building in Apeldoorn is on the verge of being transformed. Hertzberger is adamant that his democratic design can be easily adapted, but convincing the developers proves to be the biggest hurdle.