Thanks for visiting AFFR 2020 - AFFR
5–9 Oct 2022
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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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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Fri 7 Oct 16:45 –
Dorte Mandrup at AFFR –
Special with BNA/BNI

Danish architect Dorte Mandrup joins us for an online interview with Catja Edens. The discussion will explore the work of female architects in a profession still dominated by males. It is followed by a screening of Another Kind of Knowledge,…
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Thanks for visiting AFFR 2020

Despite the limitations we had to face this year, the twelfth edition of the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam was a great success. Please find some reviews and articles below. As well as a look back per day at the AFFR homepage.

Thanks for visiting AFFR 2020

Almost all films and specials in LantarenVenster and studio Conny Janssen Danst were sold out. Many of you joined us at home via AFFR LIVE.

We want to thank you for visiting AFFR in what way so ever. Special thanks to all partners, sponsors and funds for their support. We hope to see you all at our next AFFR: 6-10 October 2021!

Please find some reviews and articles on AFFR 2020 here: Financieel Dagblad 29-09-2020: Nieuw leven voor de drive-in, NRC Handelsblad 06-10-2020: Relatie tussen macht en architectuur was altijd al innig, De Architect 09-10-2020: AFFR in teken van schuldige architectuur, Archined 12-10-2020: Reconstructie-architectuur: geesten uit het verleden, A.zine 14-10-2020: De gouden eeuw van ouderdom.

film • city • architecture 5 - 9 Oct. 2022