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

The View From My Window Tells Me I’m Home

Showing

  • Sun 14 Oct - 13:00

Tickets

Built in London in 1952, Golden Lane Estate was well ahead of its time and served as a model for many housing complexes, like the Barbican, which were built in England later on. It was a microcosm that had a powerful sense of community. The residents’ stories bring the building to life. The film shows that utopian construction practices do not always end in failure, but can in fact create strong social cohesion, which is increasingly under pressure in modern society – especially in cities like London.

Showing

  • Sun 14 Oct 13:00 - LV Zaal 1

Tickets

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film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2019
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