Lost in Transition

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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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Watch film during the Rotterdam Architecture Month

AFFR organizes two atmospheric film nights during the Rotterdam Architecture Month. These evenings are all about current themes in architecture and the city. On May 25, AFFR shows the film Human Shelter by Boris Bertram. It is one of the…
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to festival

Hotel Jugoslavija

Showing

  • Fri 12 Oct - 20:30
  • Sat 13 Oct - 17:00

Tickets

Lush film featuring gorgeous archival footage about a building that witnessed all the huge transformations that washed over the former country of Yugoslavia: Hotel Jugoslavija. Built in 1969 as a prestigious edifice in Soviet Modernist style, it offered a venue where government officials, dictators and shady businessmen could rub shoulders, surrounded by pretty ladies and obsequious vassals. It was a symbol of power that ultimately became a target for the people’s rage. Filmmaker Nicolas Wagnières depicts a beautifully told personal story that engages his own memories in Belgrade.

Showing

  • Fri 12 Oct 20:30 - LV Zaal 1
  • Sat 13 Oct 17:00 - LV Zaal 6

Tickets

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film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2019
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