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‘Le Spectre de Boko Haram’ Wins Rotterdam Festival

Political dramas and documentaries were the big winners at this year’s International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), as socially relevant features from Africa, Sri Lanka and the Middle East came away with the top honors. Cyrielle Raingou’s Le Spectre De Boko Haram, a documentary that follows a group of children living in the far north region […]

Rotterdam Film Festival Unveils Competition Lineup

The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) on Monday unveiled the full lineup for its 2023 event. After two all-virtual festivals, the IFFR is finally returning in-person fest, running Jan. 25-Feb. 5 in the Dutch port city. Rotterdam is one of the last major festivals to return post-pandemic, its 2022 event having been forced to go […]

Rotterdam Returns to In-Person Festival in 2023

After two all-virtual events, the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) will return in person next year with a full lineup and, on Thursday unveiled its first titles for 2023.  In its Bright Future program, dedicated to young and emerging talent, IFFR confirmed two world premieres: Almost Entirely a Slight Disaster, a deadpan dramedy from Turkish […]