Programme and tickets AFFR 2023online on 12 September - AFFR
9–13 Oct 2024
film • stad • architectuur


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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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Learn more about the people behind the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam

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Job alert: AFFR is looking
for a Ticketing Assistant

AFFR is hiring! For our marketing and communications team, we are currently looking for a Ticketing Assistant. Are you a student or (entry-level) freelancer with organisational talent and an eye for detail, who would like to strengthen our team in…
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Programme and tickets AFFR 2023
online on 12 September

AFFR - the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam – offers another varied programme of films about architecture, the city and landscape: portraits of architects and their designs, as well as films that explore current themes such as the way we deal with water, the workplace culture in the architecture industry, and the globalized waste industry.

Programme and tickets AFFR 2023<br>online on 12 September

New this year is a particular focus on one period – the critical 1970s – and on one country undergoing important developments that are relevant to the profession. This is India, since 2022 the world’s most populated country, with all the spatial challenges that poses. Although separate programme elements, they reflect the main theme of AFFR 2023: Contested Space.

As always, the AFFR broad programme ranges from investigative, in-depth documentaries to lighter, entertaining films. This year’s selection even includes animation films and a music film about architecture. In addition, there is plenty of scope for lectures, tours and debates, with acclaimed speakers from the design field and beyond. So AFFR has something for everybody interested in architecture, in film or in the built environment.

AFFR takes place this year from 4 to 8 October at LantarenVenster and Theater Zuidplein. The full programme will be announced and ticket sales start on 12 September.

film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2024