Program AFFR 2018

We are proud to present to you the tenth edition of the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam. Once again our editors — assisted by a team of critical viewers — have scouted and selected a range of films about the city and architecture, and gathered them into an exciting programme. It includes portraits of well-known or lesser-known designers, activist essays about pressing problems, hilarious reflections on bygone times, and tranquil scenes of great beauty.  ...

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Opening Night

On Wednesday 10 October, AFFR kicks off its tenth edition with the European premiere of The Experimental City (Chad Freidrichs, 2017), a stunning documentary about The Minnesota Experimental City. A fascinating journey through time in search of the city of the future. Filled with attention-grabbing science fiction from the 1960s, this film seems more relevant than ever. And perfectly in...

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Ticket sales

All information about tickets, Festival Pass and 'Architectenweb Best of AFFR'

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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 – 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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Look back #5: Sunny Sunday with Rick Prelinger’s Lost Landscapes of New York

The tenth edition of the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam came to an end with a final sunny Sunday, during which we were treated to Rick Prelinger's fantastic Lost Landscapes of New York. We hope to see you all at our…
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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 Thursday 11 October during AFFR 2018.

Members of the King Kong Business Club are:

Rob Vester
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
Jacob van Rijs – MVRDV
Robert Winkel – Mei Architecten
Willem Hein Schenk – De Zwarte Hond
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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