Visitor Information - AFFR
4–8 Oct 2023
film • stad • architectuur

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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Learn more about the people behind the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam

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  • Funds & sponsors AFFR is supported in content and funding by a large group of loyal fans united in Club Fountainhead, by a broad business network - the King Kong business club, and by a large number of funds, sponsors and partners. Read more
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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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Call for Entries AFFR 2023

Did you recently realise a feature film, documentary, animation, VR-production or short on the subject of architecture, city, landscape or the built environment in a broader sense? Then submit your work for AFFR 2023's film selection now!
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Visitor Information

The world’s biggest film festival about urban affairs and the built environment takes place for the fourteenth time in Rotterdam, the city of architecture. From 5 to 9 October 2022, Theater Zuidplein and LantarenVenster are the place to be for everybody who wants to be carried away by the best documentaries, the most exciting feature films and the most fascinating shorts about the city and architecture. Below you will find all practical information about visiting the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam 2022.

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film • city • architecture 4 - 8 Oct. 2023