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

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King Kong business club

The King Kong Business Club is the AFFR networking programme. Businesses and entrepreneurs from the construction and property sectors link their names with the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam and lend their support to the festival in terms funding, relations and content.

King Kong business club

Each year AFFR organizes an exclusive film and networking evening specially for members of the King Kong Business Club and their relations. Members can invite guests to this King Kong business event. Each member can host guests at a table for eight. The next King Kong business event takes place at LantarenVenster Rotterdam on Thursday 5 October during AFFR2017.

Members of the King Kong Business Club are:

Rob Vester – Syntrus Achmea Real Estate & Finance
Peter van der Gugten – Heijmans Vastgoed
Patrick Joosen – BPD Ontwikkeling bv, regio ZuidWest
Arco Smit – Stevast, Baas & Groen
Theo Rook – Van Wijnen West bv
Jan Cees Kuiken – Houthoff Buruma
Edwin Kolkhuis Tanke – Novaform Vastgoedontwikkelaars bv
Sjoerd Berghuis – Klunder architecten
Steven Manhave – Manhave Vastgoed bv
Tobias Verhoeven – Synchroon bv
Pim Peeters – Imd raadgevende adviseurs
Tom van den Noord – TW3 makelaars
Jasper Kuijs – Ooms Makelaars
Pieter Knauff – Vesteda
Robert Steenbrugge – Stebru
Jacob van Rijs – MVRDV
Robert Winkel – Mei Architecten
Willem Hein Schenk – De Zwarte Hond
Janneke Bierman – Bierman Henket architecten
Paul van Wijk – De Stijlgroep

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film • city • architecture 10 - 14 Oct. 2018