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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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 NHOW Rotterdam on Wednesday 2 October during AFFR 2018.

Members of the King Kong Business Club are:

Rob Vester – Panorama Development
Peter van der Gugten – Heijmans Vastgoed
Patrick Joosen – BPD Ontwikkeling bv, regio ZuidWest
Arco Smit – Stevast, Baas & Groen
Theo Rook – Van Wijnen West bv
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
Jacob van Rijs – MVRDV
Robert Winkel – Mei Architecten
Janneke Bierman – Bierman Henket architecten
Paul van Wijk – Stijlgroep landscape & urban design
Folkert van Hagen– GROUP A
Gijs van den Boomen– Kuiper Compagnons
Iwan de Vries– Full House
Hans Borsje – VolkerWessels Vastgoed bv

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film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2019
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