City for Sale

The next Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam takes place at LanterenVenster cinema from 4 to 8 October 2017. This year's festival focuses on the city as a commodity. Under the motto ‘City for Sale’, AFFR will explore the effects of international flows of capital on the composition of the city and its population: buildings as investment models, architecture as a tourist attraction and the city as a revenue model.

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The ninth AFFR takes place from 4 to 8 October 2017. After the opening film at the Rotterdamse Schouwburg, 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 – 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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Save the date for the 10th Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam: 10 – 14 October 2018!

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You can watch films 24/7 from the rich AFFR collection in PLAYTIME.

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Architecture and film classics

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Meet The Makers talkshow 2017

At the ninth edition of the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (4-8 October 2017) seven film makers and their films on cities and architecture were presented by Tracy Metz and Jord…

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Relics of the Future

The Rotterdam born photographer Toni Hafkenscheid wants to photograph the world as he saw it as a boy in the book Wonders of the World. With a fascination for futuristic…

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Save the date for the 10th Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam: 10 – 14 October 2018!

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Cholet – the work of Freddy Mamani

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Visual Acoustics

Visual Acoustics celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the American mainstream. Shulman, who passed away in 2009,…

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