Building Happiness

The theme of AFFR 2018 is ‘Building Happiness’. We live in a period of economic boom. Construction, development and speculation are in full swing again, and resounding growth rates are the norm. The tourist industry is working at full capacity, bringing millions of tourists to cities with attractive architecture. Yet there is growing recognition that we cannot separate our concept...

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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 submisson AFFR 2018

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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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to festival

Life & death of an architect

Showing

  • Fri 6 Oct - 22:45

Tickets

A murder mystery with an architect in the lead role. José Ferragut was found dead in February 1968. At the time, Ferragut was the most important architect in Mallorca. After an investigation, the case was closed because of a lack of evidence. Almost fifty years later, director Miguel Eek reopens the case and makes a fresh attempt to solve the mystery. A number of motives quickly emerge: homosexuality, double standards and corruption. 

Showing

  • Fri 6 Oct 22:45 - LV Zaal 6

Tickets

film • city • architecture 10 - 14 Oct. 2018