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Body Electric

Dutch comedy, Brazilian drama score sales deals

EXCLUSIVE: M-Appeal snaps up Rotterdam-bound comedy-drama and Ventana Sur hit.


Rotterdam to open with US comedy-drama 'Lemon'

EXCLUSIVE: Debut feature, starring Brett Gelman, Michael Cera and Judy Greer, to get international premiere at Rotterdam.

A Heart Of Love

Rotterdam reveals Bright Future selection

EXCLUSIVE: IFFR reveals lineup and jury for programme focused on emerging filmmakers.


Rotterdam Film Festival IFFR

Rotterdam 2017 preview: more than a film festival

Art installations, a tech hub and some of the finest indie films of the year. Geoffrey Macnab asks whether there is anywhere better than Rotterdam to kickstart the year.

Rotterdam: the new-look festival

Ahead of this month’s International Film Festival Rotterdam (Jan 27-Feb 7), new artistic director Bero Beyer talks about the radical changes he has introduced.


Vlado Škafar talks 'Mother'

Vlado Škafar talks 'Mother'

By Tiffany Pritchard

Skafar spoke to Screen about his unusual style of filmmaking, and how Slovenia’s tight-knit film community helped bring his script to life.  

Tiger directors : Marilia Rocha, 'Where I Grow Old'

By Melanie Goodfellow

Debut from Brazilian director explores two women who go in search of a better life.

La Ultima Tierra

Tiger directors: Pablo Lamar, 'Last Land (La Última Tierra)'

By Melanie Goodfellow

Paraguayan filmmaker Pablo Lamar’s explains why he wants spectators to watch his contemplative debut feature Last Land on the big screen only.

Tiger directors: Pieter-Jan De Pue, 'The Land Of The Enlightened'


Pieter-Jan De Pue, whose debut feature The Land Of The Enlightened screens in Rottedam’s Tiger competition, first visited Afghanistan after leaving film school.

Radio Dreams

Tiger directors: Babak Jalali, 'Radio Dreams'

By Melanie Goodfellow

Iranian film-maker Babak Jalali talks about working with Metallica’s Lars Ulrich and Iranian singer-songwriter Mohsen Namjoo on the set of comedy Radio Dreams, set to world premiere in the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s competition on Monday (Feb 1).

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Tiger directors: Elisabeth Subrin, 'A Woman, A Part'

By Tiffany Pritchard

After an intensive three-and-a-half year pre-production period, writer-director Elisabeth Subrin brings her feature debut A Woman, A Part to the 45th International Film Festival Rotterdam, where it will receive its world premiere in the Hivos Tiger Awards Competition.  

motel mist

Tiger directors: Prabda Yoon, 'Motel Mist'

By Tiffany Pritchard

Prabda Yoon’s directorial debut Motel Mist - world premiering in the IFFR 45th Hivos Tiger Awards Competition - is the perfect summary of his prolific career. 

Oscuro Animal

Tiger directors: Felipe Guerrero, 'Oscuro Animal'

By Melanie Goodfellow

Colombian director Felipe Guerrero explains why he cut out dialogue in his debut feature Oscuro Animal, which receives its world premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) today (Jan 29).

Fiona Tan

Tiger directors: Fiona Tan, 'History's Future'


The filmmaker reveals the challenge of making her debut feture.