Programme and tickets AFFR 2022 online now! - AFFR
4–8 Oct 2023
film • stad • architectuur

Festival 2022 – Programme

In a world turned upside down, facing enormous challenges and contending with one new reality after another, AFFR 2022 will focus on the need to press pause. Or, in cinematic terms, to freeze the frame.

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Ticket sales

Prices, passes & box office

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Visitor info

All practical information about visiting the AFFR 2022.

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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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For press information about AFFR

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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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Learn more about the people behind the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam

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  • Funds & sponsors AFFR is supported in content and funding by a large group of loyal fans united in Club Fountainhead, by a broad business network - the King Kong business club, and by a large number of funds, sponsors and partners. Read more
  • 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


Postal and visiting address, contact details

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Marieke Berkers Interim Director AFFR

Marieke Berkers is to take up the position of interim director of the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam. On 1 January 2023, she will succeed Joep Mol, who is taking leave as director after twelve years of involvement with the festival.
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Programme and tickets AFFR 2022 online now!

From 5 to 9 October 2022, Theater Zuidplein and LantarenVenster are the places to be for everybody who wants to be carried away by the best documentaries, the most exciting feature films and the most fascinating shorts about the city and architecture.

Programme and tickets AFFR 2022 online now!

In a programme full of premieres and previously undiscovered films, filmmakers answer all your questions, experts offer illuminating introductions, and people involved discuss the big issues. Also included are masterclasses, a VR lounge, short programmes and film classics. For those who cannot choose, there is a ‘Best of AFFR’ on Sunday.

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The AFFR festival pass gives access to all films (including the opening night) and specials during AFFR 2022

Students, holders of a CJP student card and members of Club Fountainhead – the AFFR friends pass– receive a 30% discount.

The Cinevillepass and LV strip card are valid during the festival - in that case, order your ticket at
film • city • architecture 4 - 8 Oct. 2023