New festival director IFFR 2021Bero Beyer leaves after 49th edition in 2020 to become director of the Netherlands Film Fund. On 1 March 2020, after five years at the helm, Bero Beyer will leave IFFR to take up the position of director at the Netherlands Film Fund. IFFR will announce the details of the application process for a new festival director in the coming weeks.
8th edition Curaçao IFFR in the starting blocksCIFFR opens with the screening of Nadine Labaki’s Oscar-nominated Capharnaüm, winner of the BankGiro Loterij Audience Award at IFFR 2019. Next to IFFR highlights, the programme of the following days includes films such as Shoplifters by Hirokazu Kore-eda, If Beale Street Could Talk by Barry Jenkins and the Hubert Bals Fund-supported Monos by Alexis Dos Santos and Alejandro Landes.
ABOUT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM
With nearly 330,000 admissions and over 2,400 film professionals attending, IFFR is one of the largest audience and industry-driven film festivals in the world, offering a high quality line-up of fiction and documentary feature films, short films, exhibitions, performances, masterclasses and talks.IFFR actively supports new and adventurous filmmaking talent through numerous industry initiatives including co-production market CineMart, the Reality Check conference, the BoostNL initiative, the Hubert Bals Fund and Rotterdam Lab. IFFR's 49th edition takes place from Wednesday 22 January to Sunday 2 February 2020. More information can be found at IFFR.com.