International Film Festival Rotterdam

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European Film Academy calls for release of Chinese director Deng Chuanbin

Deng, also known as Huang Huang, was arrested in May 2019.

an impossible project

Autlook Film Sales snaps up Polaroid doc ‘An Impossible Project’ at Rotterdam (exclusive)

The film is about a charismatic Austrian figure who saved Polaroid from oblivion.

Agnes Kocsis

Ágnes Kocsis readies biopic about Hungarian superstar Pál Szécsi (exclusive)

Kocsis was in Rotterdam with her third film ‘Eden’.

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Ana Elena Tejera on the ethics of filming indigenous communities in IFFR title ‘Panquiaco’

Tejera’s film follows a fisherman who returns to his native Panama.


Rotterdam Film Festival 2020 winners revealed

Asian features, female directors dominate prize winners.

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Screen Scotland’s Isabel Davis calls for UK to rejoin Eurimages as Brexit looms

Davis was talking in Rotterdam where a contingent of Scotland-based writers were in attendance.

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‘A Perfectly Normal Family’: Rotterdam Review

A daughter watches her father transition in this carefully-observed debut, winner of Rotterdam’s Big Screen award

Beasts Clawing At Straws

‘Beasts Clawing At Straws’: Rotterdam Review

Jury prize winner is a darkly humorous crime caper from South Korea

The Cloud In Her Room

‘The Cloud In Her Room’: Rotterdam Review

Noteworthy debut from this female director marks a new voice in Chinese cinema

'The Evening Hour'

‘The Evening Hour’: Rotterdam Review

The grandson of a preacherman plies his trade in an opioid-afflicted West Virginia town


‘Nasir’: Rotterdam Review

A day in the life Muslim man living in the predominantly Hindu city of Coimbatore