Breaking News: film about brand new Nobel Laureate Annie Ernaux at AFFR - AFFR
9–13 Oct 2024
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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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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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Breaking News: film about brand new Nobel Laureate Annie Ernaux at AFFR

The Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam kicked off yesterday with a sold-out main hall at Theater Zuidplein. Tomorrow's program includes the film I Have Loved Living There, about the brand new Nobel Prize Winner for Literature Annie Ernaux and her experiences in the French suburb of Clergy. The film screening takes place in Room 1 of LantarenVenster, Rotterdam at 12:45.

I Have Loved Living There (Régis Sauder, 2020)

Clergy, a 40-year-old ‘new town’ just outside Paris, was once considered a non-place. However, the people who make up the city would beg to differ. Guided by the prose of the writer Annie Ernaux, a one-time resident, and through the use of interviews with its inhabitants, coupled with cinematic shots of Clergy, director Régis Sauder makes a strong case against the stereotypical image of new towns as places that lack identity. As we meander through Clergy following the gentle gaze of Sauder, we learn that it is only a matter of time before places acquire a soul.

Info & Tickets

Date: Friday 7 October
Start programme: 12:45 hrs

Location: LantarenVenster

Tickets: € 11,75 / € 8,25
Club Fountainhead: free
film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2024