International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR)

NAME OF FESTIVAL: International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR)
SINCE: 1972
WHERE: Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Europe
WEBSITE: www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The International Film Festival Rotterdam grew out to become one the largest audience driven film festivals in the world, while maintaining its focus on innovative filmmaking by talented newcomers and established auteurs as well as on presenting cutting edge media art. Over these twelve days hundreds of movies are shown on more than twenty screens in Rotterdam. During the festival several Awards will be presented, such as the Tiger Awards and the Tiger Awards for short films.

ANATOMY OF A PAPER CLIP, SOMETHING MUST BREAK, HAN GONG-JU Among Winners of 2014 International Film Festival Rotterdam

ANATOMY OF A PAPER CLIP, SOMETHING MUST BREAK, HAN GONG-JU Among Winners of 2014 International Film Festival Rotterdam

ANATOMY OF A PAPER CLIP (Yamamori clip koujo no atari) by Ikeda Akira ANATOMY OF A PAPER CLIP (Yamamori clip koujo no atari) by Ikeda Akira

The winners of International Film Festival Rotterdam’s 19th Hivos Tiger Awards Competition, as well as of the second Big Screen Award Competition and of the NETPAC, FIPRESCI, KNF, and Moviezone awards were announced at the award ceremony on Friday night.  The winners of the three Hivos Tiger Awards 2014 are ANATOMY OF A PAPER CLIP (Yamamori clip koujo no atari) by Ikeda Akira, SOMETHING MUST BREAK (Nånting måste gå sönder) by Ester Martin Bergsmark, and HAN GONG-JU by Lee Su-Jin.

THE CHIMERA OF M., GIANT and LA ISLA Win Tiger Awards for Short Films at International Film Festival Rotterdam

THE CHIMERA OF M., GIANT and LA ISLA Win Tiger Awards for Short Films at International Film Festival Rotterdam

The three International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) Canon Tiger Awards for Short Films 2014 were awarded to THE CHIMERA OF M., GIANT and LA ISLA.

The three International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) Canon Tiger Awards for Short Films 2014 were awarded to Sebastian Buerkner’s THE CHIMERA OF M. (United Kingdom), Salla Tykkä’s GIANT (Finland/Romania) and LA ISLA by Dominga Sotomayor and Katarzyna Klimkiewicz (Chile/Poland/Denmark). THE CHIMERA OF M. was also nominated to compete in the short film category of the annual European Film Awards (EFA).

Swedish Film WE ARE THE BEST! to Close 2014 International Film Festival Rotterdam | VIDEO

Swedish Film WE ARE THE BEST! to Close 2014 International Film Festival Rotterdam | VIDEO

WE ARE THE BEST!WE ARE THE BEST!

The 2014 International Film Festival Rotterdam will close on Saturday February 1st with the Dutch premiere of WE ARE THE BEST!, the latest film by Swedish director Lukas Moodysson (FUCKING ÅMÅL, MAMMOTH).  Based on his wife’s graphic novel, Moodysson (1969, Malmö) made what is described as a wonderfully anarchistic yet authentic portrait of three teenage girls wanting to start a punk band in Stockholm.