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2600 guests expected

2600 Guests expected

Programmer Gertjan Zuilhof welcomes the Thaise delegation of Black Air (New Dragon's Inn). Photo: Ruud Jonkers

IFFR expects over 2600 international guests to attend this years edition. On Friday festival programmer Gertjan Zuilhof welcomed the first seven guests, the Thai delegation from Black Air (part of Exploding Cinema: New Dragons Inn). So only 2593 more to go!

IFFR welcomes over 2600 international festivalguests this year, such as Alexander Sokurov, who presents the Dutch premiere of his new film Alexandra.

We’re also delighted to welcome directors Hou Hsiao Hsien, Béla Tarr, Jafar Panahi and Rosa von Praunheim back to Rotterdam. Where possible they will attend the screenings to introduce their films, and answer questions from the audience.

The complete guestlist comprises of many people from all professional sides of the industry, like attendees of our CineMart and Press. Click here for complete delegates list.