International Film Festival Rotterdam

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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.


Revamped CineMart a hit with sales agents and producers in Rotterdam

The streamlined event went down well with attending delegates.


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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Orwa Nyrabia appointed new artistic director of IDFA (exclusive)

Syrian filmmaker signs four-year contract with Dutch documentary festival.

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How to grow film audiences? Make it easy for them, say experts

At the Rotterdam’s Reality Check conference, global experts including veteran filmmaker Haile Gerima talk about how to reach diverse audiences.

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Industry execs debate Netflix pros and cons at Rotterdam's Reality Check conference

Panelists disagree on the possibilities offrered by deals with streaming giants.

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'The Widowed Witch': Rotterdam Review

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


'Piercing': Rotterdam Review

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


'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’

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'The Cleaners': Sundance Review

This revealing documentary peers into the shadowy world of online content moderators