Call for Submission

Are you a filmmaker, film producer or film distributor? And have you completed a feature film, documentary, animation film or short about a topical issue related to the city, architecture, landscape or built environment somewhere in the world? If so, we kindly invite you to submit your film. Please include with your submission a secure online screener, trailer, synopsis and high-resolution...

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Lost in Transition

Enormous population growth, climate change, mass migration and increasing social inequality; the world is currently in a state of great flux. Insecurity is becoming paramount to our concerns now that new global forces arise, the power of populist movements is growing and pressure mounts on the European project. With the theme ‘Lost in Transition’ AFFR 2019 explores the need for...

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Information

The tenth AFFR takes place from 10 to 14 October 2018. After the opening film, the festival moves to LanterenVenster cinema. This year the AFFR will again welcome dozens of international filmmakers and an expected 7500 fans of films, city and architecture from all over the world. 

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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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Organisation

The people behind the festival

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Press

Press information

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CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF FILMS: DEADLINE 29 MAY 2019

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CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF FILMS: DEADLINE 29 MAY 2019

Are you a filmmaker, film producer or film distributor? And have you completed a feature film, documentary, animation film or short about a topical issue related to the city, architecture,…

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Inner Dentro

Intimate portrait of a student shelter in Mexico through its architecture, where the residents coexist and adapt to the space. A warm film dealing with the everlasting question: what makes…

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Harry Seidler: Modernist

Austrian-born architect Harry Seidler designed buildings all over the world and brought Bauhaus to Australia. This engaging retrospective tells his life story: a life that started in a Jewish family,…

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Het Schip

As part of his pursuit of happiness for the workers, Michel de Klerk designed the Ship for the Eigen Haard housing association. Social housing in a flamboyant expressionist style to…

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Harry Seidler: Modernist

Austrian-born architect Harry Seidler designed buildings all over the world and brought Bauhaus to Australia. This engaging retrospective tells his life story: a life that started in a Jewish family,…

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Bonne Maman et le Corbusier

When her grandmother’s apartment in Le Corbusier’s Unite d’Habitation in Marseilles was completely gutted by fire, the building’s status as a listed historic building meant that it had to be…

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membership

Membership Club Fountainhead

Club Fountainhead is the club for friends of AFFR. Members enjoy free access to the online cinema PLAYTIME and receive a complimentary ticket to the festive Opening Night 2019. In…

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Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect

He worked with Maxwell Fry and Eero Saarinen, he won the Pritzker Prize, and his immense oeuvre reflects the past 70 years of American architectural history. Sculptural, iconic, with a…

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film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2019
9 to 13 Oct.2019
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