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  • International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR)

    The International Film Festival Rotterdam in a nutshell
    The IFFR Rotterdam is one of Europe’s leading film festivals, comparable to film festivals in Cannes, Berlin, Locarno and Venice. The Rotterdam film festival is famous for of its unique variety of international movies and for being very visitor-friendly. The Rotterdam film festival shows mainly alternative, innovative and non-commercial movies made in Asia or third world countries, but also Hollywood blockbusters can be viewed here!

    Eleven days of films till you faint...
    During this 11 days lasting film festival, hundreds of film makers and other artists present their work to a huge audience in various movie theatres located within Rotterdam city centre. Up to 3,000 press and film industry representatives visit the IFFR Rotterdam to report and catch the buzz on its premieres or to participate in CineMart, the largest co-production market for film projects. It's hard to imagine in today's modern world to watch a movie without commercial breaks, but during the film festival in Rotterdam, movies are shown without trailers or any other commercials!

    Tiger Awards Competition
    Several awards for upcoming cinematographs who show their work are presented at the IFFR festival in Rotterdam. The main award is the Tiger Award for the 3 best short films (€ 15.000 each!). One of the most famous winners of the Tiger Award is Christopher Noland, the director of Memento, Insomnia and the Batman movies.

    Free parties at the Rotterdam Film Festival
    During the IFFR there are many after-parties in Rotterdam, which attract loads of cultural lovers and directors from all over the Netherlands and abroad. Every night from 11 pm, The Theater Rotterdam Theatre is converted into a party lounge with DJ's. Free admission! Opening and closing party tickets can be purchased online.

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    Welcome Card
    Welcome Card
    This card entitles you to free travelling and a coupon book with plenty of discounts on attractions, museums and restaurants.

    Have a good night out in Rotterdam and enjoy stand up comedians, ballet and other shows.

    Enjoy the latest Hollywood blockbusters and enjoy the leg room in one of Rotterdam's movie theatres!

  • PARKING International Film Festival Rotterdam

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    The IFFR takes place in various cinemas and theatres in Rotterdam:

    De Doelen Theatre
    De Doelen Theatre is the beating heart of the International Filmfestival in Rotterdam. Here you'll find the box office with all tickets for all participating theatres. Open daily from 9 am till 9 pm. (metro stop Stadhuis or Central Station)

    Pathé Schouwburgplein Rotterdam
    Pathé Schouwburgplein is a centrally located cinema and is one of the biggest cinemas in the Netherlands. As a highlight it contains the movie theatre with the largest screen in the Netherlands! This cinema is located at Schouwburgplein in the Rotterdam, opposite to De Doelen Theatre (metro stop Stadhuis)

    Cinerama Rotterdam
    Cinerama is a magnificent and classic cinema with 7 movie theatres, It has more than 1000 seats. Cinerama is located in the centre of Rotterdam at Westblaak (metro stop Beurs).

    Old Luxor Theatre Rotterdam
    The Old Luxor Theatre is Rotterdam's oldest theatre (dated 1917). Enjoy the special atmosphere during the International Film Festival. The theatre is located in Rotterdam’s city centre at Kruiskade close to De Doelen Theatre. (metro stop Stadhuis or Central Station).

    Theater Rotterdam
    De Theater Rotterdam is one of the main stages for performing arts. This theatre is located at Schouwburgplein in the city center, opposite to De Doelen Theatre. (metro stop Stadhuis or Central Station).

    The cinema LantarenVenster is an arty farty movie theatre at Wilhelmina Pier with a surprising program (metro stop Wilhelminaplein)

  • DATES International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) 2017

    The International Film Festival Rotterdam is an annual event. The 46th edition takes place from Wednesday 25 January until Sunday 5 February 2017.

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  • TICKETS International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) 2016

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    Rates IFFR tickets 2016

    movie with Tiger Discount€8,00
    Tiger Discount pass€18,00
    opening film & party€13,00
    closing film & party€28,00

    Pre-sales IFFR 2016
    The IFFR ticket sales start online on Friday 22 January 2016. Via their website you can get printable e-tickets for both films and parties.

    Regular Film Festival tickets at theatre sales offices
    Most films will be nearly sold out during the online pre-sales, but for each movie a number of tickets are reserved for regular sales at the various theatre ticket desks. Regular ticket sales start at the central festival ticket desk at De Doelen Theatre on Wednesday 27 January 2016. To make sure to watch a particular film, be there early on the evening itself!

    Discount on IFFR Rotterdam movie tickets
    Tickets that have not yet been sold out until an hour before the beginning of the film, are sold with 50% discount at the Last Minute Shop! Buy these cheap tickets at the Last Minute Shop at Schouwburgplein or at the theatre box office. If you're planning to watch more than six movies, you're better of with a Tiger Discount Pass.

  • CONTACT International Film Festival Rotterdam

    Film Festival Rotterdam
    Website: www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iffrotterdam
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iffr/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/iffr

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