Event of the Day:Mumbai films itself with RohanShivkumar, Sat 7 Oct, 15:30 - AFFR
9–13 Oct 2024
film • stad • architectuur


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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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Event of the Day:
Mumbai films itself with Rohan
Shivkumar, Sat 7 Oct, 15:30

Film and architecture are inextricably connected in Bollywood in India. Filmmaker, architect and follower of Indian film Rohan Shivkumar presents a special afternoon of film fragments that show how this metropolis is shaped by cinema.

Event of the Day:<br>Mumbai films itself with Rohan<br>Shivkumar, Sat 7 Oct, 15:30

This special is part of the Indian Nights programme: seventy-five years after gaining independence, India became the world’s most populated country in 2023. A deeply divided country that has retained a character all of its own despite major challenges.

From the Indian modernism of Doshi in The Promise. Architect BV Doshi and Le Corbusier in Chandigarh and Ahmedabad in The Power of Utopia, to portraits of megacities Mumbai and Delhi Ladies Only and All that Breathes – all at AFFR. For lovers of architecture and Bollywood, there is the Mumbai films itself special, where architect Rohan Shivkumar uses film clips to show how much the city’s image has been influenced by film.

Mumbai films itself

Saturday 7 October, 15:30
LantarenVenster Cinema 3
film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2024