International Film Festival Rotterdam

Riders Of Justice

‘Riders Of Justice’ to open Rotterdam 2021 as festival unveils February line-up

The 50th anniversary event will take place in February and June.

CineMart 2021

Rotterdam co-production market CineMart reveals 2021 projects

Selection includes upcoming features from Berlinale award-winner Carla Simon and San Sebastian award-winner Johannes Nyholm.


Lucrecia Martel’s ‘Chocobar’ gets €50K boost in latest Hubert Bals funding round

Selection includes projects from Gabon, Chile, Mongolia and Argentina.

festival heads screen

Berlinale to reduce selection; festival directors call for unity with cinemas

Directors from the Berlinale, IFFR and Tallinn Black Nights discussed the future of film festivals.

Marge Liiske, Mariette Rissenbeek, Tiina Lokk, Vanja Kaludjercic

ScreenDaily Talks: Black Nights, Berlin, Rotterdam heads to talk winter festival plans

The latest in our ScreenDaily Talks live series will take place on November 18 at 2pm UK time (3pm CET/4pm EET).

Vanja Kaludjercic

Rotterdam unveils 50th edition Covid-era redesign, running February to June (exclusive)

IFFR team redesigned anniversary edition in response to Covid-19 restrictions.

Moataz Abdelwahab this one

Fears grow for imprisoned Egyptian producer Moataz Abdelwahab

The International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk (IFCR) calls for his release of the producer in jail since May.

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International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk warns Covid-19 is bringing fresh dangers

Fledgling body has examined seven cases of filmmakers in potential danger over last six weeks.

Tilda Swinton at 'The Ties' premiere

​Venice Film Festival’s Covid-era 77th edition kicks off against the odds

Tilda Swinton was feted with the Golden Lion for lifetime achievement.

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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’: Review

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