AFFR 2022 Bestsellers almost sold out! - 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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AFFR 2022 Bestsellers almost sold out!

Tickets for AFFR 2022 are selling fast, and this is especially true of these three films, our bestsellers to date: Best in the World, Robin Hood Gardens en Beyond the Life of Forms

AFFR 2022 Bestsellers almost sold out!

Best in the World. The opening night is sold out, but there are still some tickets left for the other two screenings of Best in the World, on Fri 7 Oct 19:15, followed by a debate on city branding and gentrification, and on Sat 8 Oct 21:30

Robin Hood Gardens, the portrait of the famous and now-demolished council estate in London. Tickets are still available for Fri 7 Oct 21:30 , the screening on Sat 8 Oct 21:15 is completely sold out

Beyond the Life of Forms, Thu 6 Oct 19:00, focussing on the cemetery projects by Carlo Scarpa and Aldo Rossi, is completely sold out

Going to AFFR? Take a look at our full programme and choose from more than 50 other films, sorts and documentaries!

film • city • architecture 4 - 8 Oct. 2023