International Film Festival Rotterdam

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Rotterdam Film Festival appoints new managing director

Marjan Van der Haar will lead the festival alongside Bero Beyer from October 2018.

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Rotterdam’s Hubert Bals Fund announces 30th anniversary selection, expands post-production efforts

The selection consists of 11 development grants and two co-production grants.

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'Black Mother' wins at 7th Curacao International Film Festival Rotterdam

Special mention goes to the Rodríguez brothers’ Hijos De La Sal.

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Condor swoops on Berlin titles 'The Giant Pear', 'Hagazussa' and IFFR hit 'Loveling' (exclusive)

Danish box office hit Giant Pear opens Berlinale’s Generation Kplus section.

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul updates on his next project ‘Memoria’

Palme d’Or winner was in Rotterdam with his ‘sleep cinema’ experience.

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'Footsteps Of Pan Africanism' director says Netherlands must reflect on colonial past

Shirikiana Aina says premiere of her film in Rotterdam is ‘ironic’.

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Rotterdam film festival 2018 winners announced

Winners include The Widowed Witch, The Reports On Sarah And Saleem, The Guilty and Nina.

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Rotterdam crowns 2018 CineMart winners

’Mitra’, ’Electrocute’, ’A White, White Day’, ‘Disco Afrika’ scoop prizes.

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Revamped CineMart a hit with sales agents and producers in Rotterdam

The streamlined event went down well with attending delegates.

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Sales agents motivated by passion not money, says Rotterdam panel

Beta, Pluto, New Europe execs discuss the sales industry during IFFR Pro panel.

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Independent film industry must urgently embrace data, says Rotterdam panel

The entertainment space is going “to be transformed by analytics”, claimed a panelist.

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Rotterdam conference suggests film festival code of conduct for diversity

Other ideas include government-subsidised tickets for youngsters and an ‘online film festival’.

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'Gutland': Review

A man with a secret hides out in a place with a secret in this intriguing debut from Luxembourg.

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'The Widowed Witch': Rotterdam Review

Cai Chengjie’s debut focuses on a widow who rebrands herself as a shaman

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'Piercing': Rotterdam Review

Mia Wasikowska and Christopher Abbott star in this great, if grisly, genre outing from Nicolas Pesce

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'Butterflies': Sundance Review

Three estranged siblings take a road trip home in this bittersweet Turkish drama

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'An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn': Sundance Review

Aubrey Plaza stars in Jim Hosking’s follow up to ‘The Greasy Strangler’