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Lost in Transition

Enormous population growth, climate change, mass migration and increasing social inequality; the world is currently in a state of great flux. Insecurity is becoming paramount to our concerns now that new global forces arise, the power of populist movements is growing and pressure mounts on the European project. With the theme ‘Lost in Transition’ AFFR 2019 explores the need for...

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Ticket sales

At AFFR you can buy individual tickets for all films of the festival every day. With a Festival pass you can watch all films at the festival, including the opening night in Theater Rotterdam. If you want to spend a whole day without having to choose, buy an Architectenweb Best or AFFR-pass with a selection of the five best films...

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Film & Architecture Studio

Rotterdam, 5-8 October 2019: course on filmmaking in relation to city and architecture by Jord den Hollander with lectures by Lotte Schreiber and Gys Zevenbergen.

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Information

The eleventh AFFR takes place from 9 to 13 October 2019. 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 – 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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FILM & ARCHITECTURE STUDIO

Rotterdam, 5-8 October 2019: course on filmmaking in relation to city and architecture by Jord den Hollander with lectures by Lotte Schreiber and Gys Zevenbergen.
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Festival 2019

Volunteers

We started the preperations, date and place are known, the film program is almost complete and we spread the word. Now it’s time to ask for your help! Do you…

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Masterclass

FILM & ARCHITECTURE STUDIO

Rotterdam, 5-8 October 2019: course on filmmaking in relation to city and architecture by Jord den Hollander with lectures by Lotte Schreiber and Gys Zevenbergen.

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membership

Membership Club Fountainhead

Club Fountainhead is the club for friends of AFFR. Members receive a complimentary ticket to the festive Opening Night 2019. In addition, they enjoy a 30% discount on the price…

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Playtime Video

Loa’s Promise

What if all the old, polluted, exhausted and abandoned mining and factory towns were to discover a new lease on life? The film offers prospects of an unexpected future.

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Loa’s Promise

What if all the old, polluted, exhausted and abandoned mining and factory towns were to discover a new lease on life? The film offers prospects of an unexpected future.

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Masterclass

FILM & ARCHITECTURE STUDIO

Rotterdam, 5-8 October 2019: course on filmmaking in relation to city and architecture by Jord den Hollander with lectures by Lotte Schreiber and Gys Zevenbergen.

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Playtime Video

TRANS-LEITMOTIF

A modern city symphony made out of a collage of existing footage. Quite a surprising guided architectural tour through Toronto.

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Playtime Video

Many Words for Modern

In 1950 architect Anthony B. Almeida was one of the first to introduce modern architecture in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania). At that time architectural modernism was the preferred expression of…

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Playtime Video

Inner Dentro

Intimate portrait of a student shelter in Mexico through its architecture, where the residents coexist and adapt to the space. A warm film dealing with the everlasting question: what makes…

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Playtime Video

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ROBIN HOOD

Despised and praised in the same breath, the iconic London housing complex built by Alison and Peter Smithson in the 1960s eventually met its demise. Robin Hood Gardens has become…

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film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2019
9 to 13 Oct.2019
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