IFFR 2017 sluit koninklijke editie af met zeer hoge publiekswaarderingHet festival vertoonde dit jaar 484 films, waarvan 105 wereldpremières, en telde ruim 314.000 bezoeken. IFFR verwelkomde 316 filmmakers en 1910 filmprofessionals van over de hele wereld. Een recordaantal van 63 feature films scoorden gemiddeld 4 (uit 5) of hoger in de publieksenquête.
IFFR announces award winners 46th editionThe winner of the Hivos Tiger Competition of International Film Festival Rotterdam is Sexy Durga by Sanal Kumar Sasidharan. Filmmaker Niles Atallah of Rey won the Special Jury Award. The Warsteiner Audience Award went to the audience favourite Moonlight by filmmaker Berry Jenkins.
ABOUT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM
International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) – one of the largest cultural events in the Netherlands, and one of the biggest audience-oriented film festivals in the world – offers a high quality line-up of fiction and documentary feature films, short films, exhibitions, performances, masterclasses and talkshows. IFFR actively supports new and adventurous filmmaking talent through numerous industry initiatives including co-production market CineMart, through the new BoostNL and Propellor initiatives, its Hubert Bals Fund and Rotterdam Lab. IFFR takes place from Wednesday 24 January to Sunday 4 February 2018. More information can be found at IFFR.com.