Meet the Makers Talk Show - AFFR

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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Ticket sales

At AFFR you can buy individual tickets for all films of the festival every day. With a Festival pass you can watch all films at the festival, including the opening night in Theater Rotterdam. If you want to spend a whole day without having to choose, buy an Architectenweb Best or AFFR-pass with a selection of the five best films...

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Film & Architecture Studio

Rotterdam, 5-8 October 2019: course on filmmaking in relation to city and architecture by Jord den Hollander with lectures by Lotte Schreiber and Gys Zevenbergen.

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Information

The eleventh AFFR takes place from 9 to 13 October 2019. 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

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FILM & ARCHITECTURE STUDIO

Rotterdam, 5-8 October 2019: course on filmmaking in relation to city and architecture by Jord den Hollander with lectures by Lotte Schreiber and Gys Zevenbergen.
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Meet the Makers Talk Show

Meet the Makers Talk Show

SAT 13 Oct. – 14. 30 and 16.00

No film festival would be complete without filmmakers!

This year’s Meet the Makers talk show moves to the foyer. Over the course of two sessions, AFFR curator Jord den Hollander will interview a number of filmmakers on their approach to happiness through their work.

Christopher Ian Smith (New Town Utopia), Darren Man (This Cold Life) and Eduardo Klearchos Papanikolaou (The Disappearance of Robin Hood) will expand on the collective pursuit of happiness as expressed in grand urban visions or isolated communities. Each one coming up with a totally different topic and filmic approach, nevertheless they all seem to question which  qualities in our living environment can create a sense of belonging.

The second part of the talk show will dive into the personal spaces and stories of inhabitation that view happiness as an individual issue. Minja Ma (Family in the Bubble), July Bellard (6129m2) and Boris Bertram (Human Shelter) will explain why it’s important to provide a voice to these rather intimate spaces and how the spaces we inhabit eventually embody our ideals of happiness.

SAT 13 Oct. – 14. 30 and 16.00

film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2019
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