Rotterdam Features

  • 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.

  • Cold Water Of The Sea
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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

  • Marit van den Elshout
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    CineMart highlights

    2010-01-27T17:36:00Z

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

  • Paju
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    Will the Tiger earn its stripes?

    2010-01-22T14:40:00Z

    How is the Rotterdam Film Festival (Jan 27-Feb 7) adapting to a market where it is more difficult than ever for a film to secure a theatrical release? Geoffrey Macnab reports

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    Palestinian territories - bearing fruit

    2009-01-20T06:31:00Z

    Najwa Najjar has first-hand experience of the Middle Eastern conflicts that inspired her debut narrativefeature, Pomegranates And Myrrh.