AFFR 2021 6 - 10 okt - LantarenVenster RDM Rotterdam Theater Zuidplein
5–9 Oct 2022
film • stad • architectuur

Visitor info

Welcome to the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam: 6 - 10 October 2021

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Club Fountainhead

Support AFFR, get 30% discount on tickets and a free ticket for the Opening Night

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Press information

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Postal and visiting address, contact details

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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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The people behind the festival

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  • Filmmakers The information-page for filmmakers & professionals. Read more
  • Call for Entries Are you a filmmaker, film producer or film distributor? And have you completed a feature film, documentary, animation film or short? Read more

Look Back: Impressions from AFFR at RA Month

During Rotterdam Architecture Month, AFFR and the Goethe-Institut presented the work of two celebrated German architecture filmmakers, Heinz Emigholz and Harun Farocki. Both screenings took place in the auditorium of Het Nieuwe Instituut, and were concluded with drinks on Het…
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AFFR 2021
LantarenVenster, Theater Zuidplein & RDM Rotterdam

Five days full of films about city and architecture, presented at three different venues: the LantarenVenster film theatre, with an opening at Theater Zuidplein and a spectacular drive-in cinema at RDM Rotterdam. Be there and don’t forget to bring your corona vaccination pass for a safe and pleasant film festival.

AFFR 2021<br>LantarenVenster, Theater Zuidplein & RDM Rotterdam

Thanks to the recent easing of corona restrictions, we can welcome more guests than we did last year. Back to the real AFFR festival feeling! From our base at LantarenVenster film theatre, we proudly present a full programme with more premieres than ever before: films, documentaries, and shorts about pressing subjects facing the city and architecture. Complemented by introductions from experts, interviews with filmmakers and debates with people involved.


Buy your tickets online via our brand-new ticketing system at Students, CJP and Cineville card holders, and Club Fountainhead members receive a 30% discount at all tickets.

Due to corona measures, you need to present a personal corona vaccination pass and your ID at the entrance to both LantarenVenster and the opening venue Theater Zuidplein. Find more information about measures at LantarenVenster here. For those unable to attend in person, watch with us via AFFR LIVE.

See you at AFFR 2021 number thirteen – our lucky number!

film • city • architecture 5 - 9 Oct. 2022
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