40th International Film Festival Rotterdam Started
The 40th International Film Festival Rotterdam started this week.
The International Film Festival Rotterdam offers a quality selection of worldwide independent, innovative and experimental cinema and visual arts.
The Greek film “Wasted Youth” was the opening film. The film is set in Athens, against the backdrop of the financial crisis in Greece.
The anniversary program will be held at forty locations in the city, including the reopened cinema Lantaren-Venster “, where the festival began forty years ago.
The 40th edition will take place from January 26 to February 6 2011 in Rotterdam.
The International Film Festival Rotterdam is devoted to offering a platform to and actively supporting independent filmmaking from around the globe, The International Film Festival Rotterdam is the essential hub for discovering film talent and for catching the early buzz on many world and international premieres.
During twelve festival days, hundreds of filmmakers and other artists present their work to a large and devoted audience in 24 screening venues located within central Rotterdam. Up to 3,000 press and film industry representatives visit the festival to report on its buzz or to take part in CineMart, the largest co-production market for film projects.