Call for Submission

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 city, architecture, landscape or built environment somewhere in the world? If so, we kindly invite you to submit your film. Please include with your submission a secure online screener, trailer, synopsis and high-resolution...

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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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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 – 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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CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF FILMS: DEADLINE 29 MAY 2019

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 city, architecture, landscape or built environment somewhere in the world? If so,…
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to festival

Human Shelter

Showing

  • Thu 11 Oct - 21:00
  • Fri 12 Oct - 14:45
  • Sat 13 Oct - 20:15
  • Sun 14 Oct - 17:45

Tickets

Director Boris Bertram took a fascinating journey around the world in search of answers to the question of when a shelter becomes a home. His odyssey carries him across four continents and nine countries, from a refugee camp in Iraq to the northernmost tip of Norway. A world trip in 60 minutes that will leave you astounded and enchanted by human diversity. 

Showing

  • Thu 11 Oct 21:00 - LV Zaal 1
  • Fri 12 Oct 14:45 - LV Zaal 1
  • Sat 13 Oct 20:15 - LV Zaal 4
  • Sun 14 Oct 17:45 - LV Zaal 3

Tickets

Receive a 20% discount

With a Club Fountainhead membership

film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2019
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