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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Architecture and film classics

As a sequel to a successful series of evenings about architecture and film classics in Kriterion Amsterdam, Jord den Hollander once again composed a program cycle in collaboration with the Architecture Center Nijmegen from the rich archive of the AFFR.

Architecture and film classics

As a sequel to a successful series of evenings about architecture and film classics in Kriterion Amsterdam, Jord den Hollander once again composed a program cycle in collaboration with the Architecture Center Nijmegen from the rich archive of the AFFR. What was the influence of architecture on the films of directors such as Antonioni, Hitchcock and Polanski? In a cycle of five evenings, Jord den Hollander elaborates on the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Gaudi and many other architects on films such as The Passenger, North by North West, Rosemary’s baby and Cherry Town. After an introduction the films will be shown in the original versions.

Tuesday, January 9 (has been showed)
The Passenger (Profession Reporter), 1975 Michelangelo Antonioni

Tuesday, February 13
Rosemary’s Baby, 1969 Roman Polanski

Tuesday, March 13
North by Northwest, 1969 Alfred Hitchcock

Tuesday 10 April
Cherry Town, 1962 Gerbert Rappaport

Tuesday, May 15
The Fountainhead, 1949 King Vidor

Location and more info

Lindenberg, huis voor de Kunsten
Ridderstraat 23, Nijmegen

Starting time lectures: 20:00 uur

>> Check the agenda

film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2019
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