AFFR 2020 Goes Live ! 7 - 11 October in LantarenVenster

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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The people behind the festival

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Press information

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The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari with a live score by Matteo Myderwyk
Sat 10 Oct 21:30

This hundred-year-old silent film has recently been digitally restored and, specially for AFFR, it will be accompanied by live music from jazz pianist Matteo Myderwyk.
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AFFR 2020 Goes Live
with a Covid-free festival

Despite turbulent times AFFR 2020 offers a more diverse program than ever. The twelfth edition of the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam will take place from 7 to 11 October 2020 in LantarenVenster. But also at new locations, such as in the studio of Conny Janssen Danst in Fenixloods I and in a Drive-In cinema on the parking lot of RDM Rotterdam. We keep a close eye on the developments around Covid-19 measures and adjust our programme where necessary. For the time being, AFFR 2020 can continue.

AFFR goes live this year with a wide-ranging selection of intriguing films about the city and architecture, accompanied by introductions by experts, talks with filmmakers and discussions with the people behind the films. And AFFR features a series of special events.

We will of course implement the necessary Covid-19 safety protocols. That means that the number of seats is limited, so make sure to book your tickets in time! And if you’re too late, don’t panic: we’ll be live-streaming the best films and exciting events on AFFR LIVE.

Tickets & programme

film • city • architecture 7 - 11 Oct. 2020
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