Architectenweb Best of AFFRSun. 10 Oct. 12:30Separate tickets now available - AFFR
5–9 Oct 2022
film • stad • architectuur

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On the final day of the festival, AFFR and partner Architectenweb screen the best four films of the festival one after another.

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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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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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Architectenweb Best of AFFR
Sun. 10 Oct. 12:30
Separate tickets now available

On the final day of the festival, AFFR and partner Architectenweb screen the best four films of the festival one after another. Dive into the world of film, city and architecture. Both multi tickets for the complete Best of AFFR programme and separate tickets for individual films are now available on the website.

Architectenweb Best of AFFR<br>Sun. 10 Oct. 12:30<br>Separate tickets now available


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Programme 10 October

12:30 | Richard Leplastrier: Framing the View
A marvellous film about the almost unknown Australian architect Richard Lepastrier, with a fantastic body of work and an intriguing life. His Japanese-inspired buildings, in perfect harmony with the landscape, deserve to be rediscovered.

14:00 | The Bubble
In Florida, close to Orlando, lies The Villages, a gigantic residential area for retirees. How sustainable is their lifestyle? Filmmaker Valerie Blankenbyl considers a sensitive subject.

16:00 | Charlotte Perriand, Pioneer in the Art of Living
A revealing portrait of designer and free thinker Charlotte Perriand, one of the most distinctive designers of the 20th century.

17:15 | Building Bastille! The Tangled and Improbable story of the Opera Bastille
The Canadian architect Carlos Ott was 35 years old with little building experience when in 1982 he won the biggest competition of the time: the design of the new Paris opera house.


SUN 10 OCT 12:30 – LV ZAAL 3

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film • city • architecture 5 - 9 Oct. 2022
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