Informatie - AFFR 2020
4–8 Oct 2023
film • stad • architectuur

Festival 2022 – Programme

In a world turned upside down, facing enormous challenges and contending with one new reality after another, AFFR 2022 will focus on the need to press pause. Or, in cinematic terms, to freeze the frame.

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Ticket sales

Prices, passes & box office

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Visitor info

All practical information about visiting the AFFR 2022.

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Club Fountainhead

Support AFFR, get 30% discount on tickets and a free ticket for the Opening Night

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For contact details and downloadable press kits

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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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Learn more about the people behind the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam

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  • Funds & sponsors AFFR is supported in content and funding by a large group of loyal fans united in Club Fountainhead, by a broad business network - the King Kong business club, and by a large number of funds, sponsors and partners. Read more
  • Filmmakers The information-page for filmmakers & professionals. Read more
  • Call for Entries Are you a filmmaker, film producer or film distributor? And have you completed a feature film, documentary, animation film or short? Read more


Postal and visiting address, contact details

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GES-2 by Nastia Korkia wins the AFFR Audience Award

After each screening, we asked our visitors for their opinion of the film with the celebrated AFFR tear-off card. A convincing majority chose GES-2, the debut film by the Russian filmmaker Nastia Korkia, as the best film of AFFR 2022.…
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Location and accessibility

Read more about the locations and accessibility of the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam 2022.

Location and accessibility


AFFR Main Festival Location (5 t/m 9 October 2022)
Otto Reuchlinweg 996 (Wilhelminapier)
3072 MD Rotterdam

AFFR Opening Night (5 October 2022)
Theater Zuidplein
Gooilandsingel 95, 3083 DP, Rotterdam

Travel to LantarenVenster

Public transport

Metro: Line D & E to metro station Wilhelminaplein.
Tram: Lines 12, 20, 23 and 25: Wilhelminaplein stop.
From Wilhelminaplein it is a 5-minute walk to LantarenVenster

Paid public street parking

09:00 – 23:00 Monday to Saturday
12:00 – 23:00 Sunday
The costs are € 0.50 per 9 minutes. The payment machines accept 06-parking, credit card or debit card.

Paid car parks

The Q-Park De Rotterdam and Q-Park Boston–Seattle car parks are a three-minute walk from LantarenVenster.

Parking with a discount in the Q-Park De Rotterdam parking garage

LantarenVenster guests reserve their parking space online at a discounted rate at the Q-Park De Rotterdam parking garage and are assured of a space.
The following applies all evenings: € 12.50 for a whole evening of parking between 17:00 and 00:00.
During the weekend: € 12.85 for 4 hours (consecutive) parking (24 hours).

Park + Ride, an affordable alternative

You can park cheaply at a P + R place and continue your journey by public transport. Check which P + R place is on your route.

Bicycle parking

There is no guarded bicycle shed on the Wilhelminapier. However, there are enough stands on the pier – and in front of LantarenVenster – to attach your bicycle to.

Water taxi

The stops on the Wilhelminapier are:

  • Hotel New York Wilhelminapier
  • Luxor Wilhelminaplein

Check the overview of all boarding places.

Access for people with disabilities

The entire LantarenVenster building is accessible for people in wheelchairs or with other disabilities.

All cinemas are accessible for visitors in wheelchairs or with other disabilities. The entrance for room 1 and room 2 is on the ground floor, the lift to reach rooms 3, 4, 5 and 6 is in the hallway behind the disabled toilet. Three places are always reserved for wheelchairs in the cinemas, these places are located in the front row of the auditorium. To make your visit as pleasant as possible, it is best to send an email to stating the date, time and the film or performance you want to visit.

Wheelchair availability

You can reserve a wheelchair at the LantarenVenster box office in advance of your visit. Mail to stating the date and time of the visit.

The entrance to LantarenVenster is located approximately 500 meters from the Wilhelminaplein metro station.

Parking for people with disabilities

There are a few parking spaces available on the Wilhelminapier for holders of a European disabled parking card:

  • eight general disability parking spaces on Otto Reuchlinweg, near Prinsendam (rear of Nieuwe Luxor)
  • a general disability parking place on Otto Reuchlinweg, near Westerdam
  • two general disability parking places on the Wilhelminakade near Hotel New York / Wold Port Center
film • city • architecture 4 - 8 Oct. 2023