4–8 Oct 2023
film • stad • architectuur

Festival 2022 – Programme

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.

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Ticket sales

Prices, passes & box office

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Visitor info

All practical information about visiting the AFFR 2022.

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Club Fountainhead

Support AFFR, get 30% discount on tickets and a free ticket for the Opening Night

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For contact details and downloadable press kits

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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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  • 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
  • Filmmakers The information-page for filmmakers & professionals. Read more
  • 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


Postal and visiting address, contact details

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GES-2 by Nastia Korkia wins the AFFR Audience Award

After each screening, we asked our visitors for their opinion of the film with the celebrated AFFR tear-off card. A convincing majority chose GES-2, the debut film by the Russian filmmaker Nastia Korkia, as the best film of AFFR 2022.…
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All AFFR 2022 films for only € 79.50!


The AFFR Festival Pass gives you access to all films (including the opening night) and specials of AFFR 2022. For just € 79.50, you can choose from nearly 100 film titles, shorts, specials and debates. And getting your tickets is easy with your online AFFR account.


The Festival Pass 2022 gives you access to all screenings* at the fourteenth Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam, from 5 to 9 October 2022 at LantarenVenster and Theater Zuidplein. The pass costs € 79.50.

  • Get access to all AFFR 2022 films at LantarenVenster, including the Opening Night (Wednesday 5 October) at Theater Zuidplein
  • Order tickets easily online with the digital Festival Pass at  affr.nl
  • Our thanks for your support of AFFR, the largest film festival about the city and architecture in the world.

* The Festival Pass entitles you to a single ticket per film screening. Preferably order your tickets online through your account at affr.nl. You can also collect tickets with your physical festival pass at the LantarenVenster box office during the festival. Without a ticket, the pass does not give you access to film screenings.

Festival Pass € 79.50

Choose from nearly 100 movie titles, shorts, specials and debates.
Get your Festival Pass now
film • city • architecture 4 - 8 Oct. 2023