Rotterdam Features

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    Rotterdam Film Festival 2014

    2014-01-22T12:59:00Z

    The 43rd International Film Festival Rotterdam celebrates its usual independent, global spirit — as well as marking the 25th anniversary of the Hubert Bals Fund. Plus, a preview of this year’s CineMart selections.

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    Michael Noer, Northwest

    2013-01-24T10:25:00Z

    Michael Noer’s Northwest, which premieres at Rotterdam and Göteborg, explores life in a crime-ridden Copenhagen neighbourhood. The director tells Wendy Mitchell about the search for truth in his characters.

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    Curacao International Film Festival Rotterdam

    2012-04-02T17:16:00Z

    Photos from the inaugural four-day film festival on the Caribbean island.

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    Maja Milos

    2012-02-01T11:15:00Z

    28-year-old Serbian writer-director Maja Milos’ debut feature Clip (Klip) has been the talk of Rotterdam. It was a polarising film drawing some praise and some outrage. “At least nobody is indifferent to the film,” Milos says.The story follows a young teenage girl who has a frustrating home life

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    Peter von Bagh

    2012-01-31T09:45:00Z

    The Finnish director talks about his Rotterdam retrospective, the privilege of bringing great directors to the Midnight Sun Film Festival, and how very local films can be universal.

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    Rotterdam 2012 special

    2012-01-20T13:29:00Z

    Screen presents our guide to Rotterdam 2012, including an interview with festival director Rutger Wolfson; profiles of the Tiger competitors and other hot world premieres across all IFFR sections; a CineMart preview with profiles of the hottest projects; and the latest from the Hubert Bals Fund.

  • Filmmaker Alexis Do Santos with IFFR head Rutger Wolfson at the Cinema Reloaded Screenings at Rotterdam 2011.
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    Finding A Place In The Crowd

    2011-02-03T13:49:00Z

    With all the buzz about crowdsourcing being one way to save the indie film sector, the International Film Festival Rotterdam this year put the concept to the test – with mixed results.

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    Adventure land

    2011-01-06T17:11:00Z

    Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the International Film Festival Rotterdam remains a major champion of indie and experimental cinema — despite a difficult climate for arts funding in the Netherlands.

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    Introducing the market

    2010-01-27T17:37:00Z

    The festival’s 10-year-old Lab teaches a select group of international producers how to navigate their way through a film festival and market. By Geoffrey Macnab

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    CineMart highlights

    2010-01-27T17:36:00Z

    Geoffrey Macnab highlights some handpicked projects at the co-production market.