Building Happiness

The theme of AFFR 2018 is ‘Building Happiness’. We live in a period of economic boom. Construction, development and speculation are in full swing again, and resounding growth rates are the norm. The tourist industry is working at full capacity, bringing millions of tourists to cities with attractive architecture. Yet there is growing recognition that we cannot separate our concept...

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Information

The tenth AFFR takes place from 10 to 14 October 2018. After the opening film, the festival moves to LanterenVenster cinema. This year the AFFR will again welcome dozens of international filmmakers and an expected 7500 fans of films, city and architecture from all over the world. 

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Film submisson AFFR 2018

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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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Organisation

The people behind the festival

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Press

Press information

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Register now for Designing Community! #2

Learn about desiging a just and inclusive city. As part of the Rotterdam Architecture Month AIR and AFFR will examine new ways in which community involvement informs urban design, architecture and planning.
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Theme AFFR 2018:
Building Happiness

The theme of AFFR 2018 is ‘Building Happiness’. We live in a period of economic boom. Construction, development and speculation are in full swing again, and resounding growth rates are…

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Over AFFR

Club Fountainhead

Club Fountainhead is the club for friends of AFFR. Members enjoy free access to the online cinema PLAYTIME and receive a complimentary ticket to the festive opening evening. In addition,…

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Nieuws

Four shorts by filmmaker Joe Gilbert

In the coming weeks AFFR will show four shorts by filmmaker Joe Gilbert. You can watch all the shorts by Joe Gilbert FOR FREE at our online cinema PLAYTIME.

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Playtime Video

Streets in the sky

It won’t be long before the curtain falls for good on Robin Hood Gardens, the acclaimed and reviled masterwork by Alison and Peter Smithson. A renewed indictment of opportunistic government…

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Nieuws

Theme AFFR 2018:
Building Happiness

The theme of AFFR 2018 is ‘Building Happiness’. We live in a period of economic boom. Construction, development and speculation are in full swing again, and resounding growth rates are…

Read more
Over AFFR

Club Fountainhead

Club Fountainhead is the club for friends of AFFR. Members enjoy free access to the online cinema PLAYTIME and receive a complimentary ticket to the festive opening evening. In addition,…

Read more
Nieuws

Four shorts by filmmaker Joe Gilbert

In the coming weeks AFFR will show four shorts by filmmaker Joe Gilbert. You can watch all the shorts by Joe Gilbert FOR FREE at our online cinema PLAYTIME.

Read more
Playtime Video

Streets in the sky

It won’t be long before the curtain falls for good on Robin Hood Gardens, the acclaimed and reviled masterwork by Alison and Peter Smithson. A renewed indictment of opportunistic government…

Read more
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film • city • architecture 10 - 14 Oct. 2018
10 to 14 Oct.2018
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