CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF FILMS: DEADLINE 29 MAY 2019 - AFFR

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The twelfth AFFR takes place from 7 to 11 October 2020. After the opening film at Theater Rotterdam, 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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Guilty Architecture

Since the announcement of AFFR 2020 in early March, the world has been hit by turbulent times like never before. But the relaxation of measures makes us hopeful of staging a coronavirus-free AFFR in October 2020. It will be a more compact version of the successful festival as we know it. We are working on new ways of presenting AFFR's...

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COVID-19

Despite the COVID-19 crisis, we currently assume that the twelfth edition of AFFR can take place from 7 to 11 October 2020 as intended. We will make a final decision on this in July. Please submit your film about city and architecture before 13 May. In case AFFR 2020 is postponed, we will gladly include your production in the selection procedures for next year.

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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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CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF FILMS: DEADLINE 29 MAY 2019

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 stills. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday 29 May 2019. Selection takes place in early July 2019.

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CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF FILMS: DEADLINE 29 MAY 2019

AFFR 2019
The eleventh edition of the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam takes place at LantarenVenster cinema from 9 to 13 October 2019. The AFFR editors — headed by curator Jord den Hollander — are working to select the latest provocative international films about recent developments in the city and architecture. In addition to screening feature films and documentaries, the festival includes talk shows, debates and lectures related to topical issues.

Lost in Transition
In its eleventh edition the AFFR will use the theme ‘Lost in Transition’ to explore the need for a change in our way of thinking and living to guarantee a new world that is fairer and more sustainable. How will designers, city makers and builders shape this new world? How should we deal with migration flows, the transition to cleaner energy sources, increasing social inequality in cities, and climate change? Do new insights and technological solutions provide security for the future or have we become paralysed and ‘Lost in Transition’?

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Filmmakers and film producers can submit films, documentaries and shorts in the field of city and architecture in general or with a focus on the theme of Lost in Transition in particular. For questions or more information: info@affr.nl

film • city • architecture 7 - 11 Oct. 2020
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