What We Have Made best rated film AFFR 2017 - 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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All practical information about visiting the AFFR 2022.

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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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  • 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
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  • 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


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GES-2 by Nastia Korkia wins the AFFR Audience Award

After each screening, we asked our visitors for their opinion of the film with the celebrated AFFR tear-off card. A convincing majority chose GES-2, the debut film by the Russian filmmaker Nastia Korkia, as the best film of AFFR 2022.…
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What We Have Made best rated film AFFR 2017

The public favorite of the AFFR 2017 is known!

What We Have Made best rated film AFFR 2017

The film ‘What we have made’ by the French director Fanny Tondre is the best rated film of AFFR 2017. The film got the highest average score. After the screening of each film, the audience was asked to review the film by the famous tear chart, by tearing the card at one of the five features: excellent, good, fine, not impressed or total crap. In total, the public voted 1905 times.

This is the top-5 best films of AFFR 2017:

  1. What we have made – Fanny Tondre (France)
  2. Dream Empire – David Borenstein (Denmark)
  3. Samurai Architect – Shigenori Mizuno , Yu Nakamura (Japan)
  4. Didi Contractor – Steffi Giaracuni (Germany)
  5. De Pier – Jeroen Visser (The Netherlands)

Watch the winner What We Have Made in PLAYTIME.

film • city • architecture 4 - 8 Oct. 2023