Call for Entries - AFFR
4–8 Oct 2023
film • stad • architectuur


All the information you need about the programme of the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam 2023

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Speakers festival 2023

See who are AFFR's special guests

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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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Postal and visiting address, contact details

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Extra tickets for
Rem Koolhaas!

Extra tickets for special screening of Point of Origin - Building a House in Austria, with the Q&A with Rem Koolhaas, are now available! In Point of Origin, we follow architect Rem Koolhaas and his client during the realisation of…
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Call for Entries

Are you a filmmaker, film producer or film distributor? And have you completed a feature film, documentary, animation film or short about a topical issue related to the urban society, city, architecture, landscape or built environment somewhere in the world? If so, we kindly invite you to submit your film for AFFR 2023. Please note that the deadline is May 10, and include a secure online screener, trailer, synopsis and high-resolution stills with your submission.

Submission AFFR 2023

AFFR 2023
The fifteenth Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam takes place in October 2023. The AFFR programmers  will select around 90 high-profile international films about recent developments in the city and architecture. In addition to screening feature films, documentaries and shorts, the festival includes talk shows, debates and lectures related to topical issues.

Filmmakers, producers and distributors are invited to submit their film, documentary or short via Filmchief. If any questions, please contact us at:


film • city • architecture 4 - 8 Oct. 2023