Floris Alkemade - AFFR
9–13 Oct 2024
film • stad • architectuur

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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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Now on show: films by AFFR founder Jord den Hollander

Over the coming weeks, films by Jord den Hollander – architect, filmmaker and founder of AFFR – will be screened at various venues. Don't miss them!
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Speakers

Floris Alkemade

Floris Alkemade

Floris Alkemade is an architect and urban designer. After studying at TU Delft, he worked at OMA where he was one of six partners. In 2008, he founded his own design firm FAA and later BAU+ operating from Sint-Oedenrode, Brussels and Paris. From 2015 to 2021, he held the position of Chief Government Architect. He combines his work as an architect and urban designer with teaching, lecturing and he serves on various professional juries. Alkemade has several publications to his name, including the essay The Future of the Netherlands subtitled The Art of Changing Direction. On 18 July 2021, he was a guest on VPRO’s Zomergasten (Summer guests). As his main film, he chose Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker, a film which, he revealed, he watches several times a year.

film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2024