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 9 to 13 October 2019. 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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Watch film during the Rotterdam Architecture Month

AFFR organizes two atmospheric film nights during the Rotterdam Architecture Month. These evenings are all about current themes in architecture and the city. On May 25, AFFR shows the film Human Shelter by Boris Bertram. It is one of the…
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to festival

Information

The tenth AFFR takes place from 9 to 13 October 2019. 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. 

Information

AFFR festival venue (10-13 October 2019)
LantarenVenster
Otto Reuchlinweg 996 (Wilhelminapier)
3072 MD Rotterdam

AFFR Opening Night venue (9 October 2019)
Theater Rotterdam

King Kong business event (2 October 2019)
NHOW Rotterdam / LantarenVenster

Access LantarenVenster

Public transport
Metro: Line D (Calandlijn) to Wilhelminaplein metro station.
Tram: Lines 20, 23 and 25. Exit at Wilhelminaplein stop.
From Wilhelminaplein it is a 5-minute walk to LantarenVenster
Ferry: ferries to Hotel New York on Wilhelminapier depart regularly from Leuvenhaven (€3.60 p.p.) and Veerhaven (€2.90 p.p.) every day. Waiting time is maximum 15 minutes. Departures on Thursday until 21.00 hrs, Friday to Sunday until 00.00 hrs

Paid public street parking
Monday-Saturday 09:00- 23:00 hrs
Sunday 12:00- 23:00 hrs.
€ 0,50 every 10 minutes.
Payable with 06-parking, credit card or pin.

WorldPortCenter Parking 
Entrance from 06.30 – 23.30 hrs
Exit 24 hrs
Exit cards for this Parking cost €8,25 and are available at the LantarenVenster box office.

Q-PARK De Rotterdam
Exit cards for this Parking are available at the LantarenVenster box office.
€ 14,50 6 hours between 18.00 – 24.00 hrs
€ 12,00 4 hours between 00.00 – 24.00 hrs
€ 21,00 10 hours between 08.00 – 18.00 hrs

WiFi
LantarenVenster offers a free WiFi network.

film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2019
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