City for Sale

The next Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam takes place at LanterenVenster cinema from 4 to 8 October 2017. This year's festival focuses on the city as a commodity. Under the motto ‘City for Sale’, AFFR will explore the effects of international flows of capital on the composition of the city and its population: buildings as investment models, architecture as a tourist attraction and the city as a revenue model.

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The ninth AFFR takes place from 4 to 8 October 2017. After the opening film at the Rotterdamse Schouwburg, 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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to festival

Out of Darkness

Showing

  • Fri 6 Oct - 13:30

Tickets

Conflicts left places like Beirut, Kigali, Sarajevo and Medellín wounded. The scars of war are still visible on the streets of Beirut and Sarajevo. But new cities are rising out of the ashes of war. Four young people in Beirut, Kigali, Sarajevo and Medellín are portrayed as they build up new lives. The film shows their resilience and their efforts to come to terms with the past. How the past plays an important role in the collective memory, but also forms the basis from which the soul of a new city is constructed.

Showing

  • Fri 6 Oct 13:30 - LV Zaal 3

Tickets

film • city • architecture 10 - 14 Oct. 2018