The Government Information Service has just announced that Her Majesty Queen Máxima will be present at the official opening of the 45th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam on Wednesday 27 January 2016 in 'de Doelen'.
During the opening night, the film Beyond Sleep will be screened. The official announcement of the Government Information Service also refers to the theme of the festival. This years theme ID Check revolves around the continual reflection of people on themselves, how they treat the other, and can build a society together. Within this theme IFFR will present the project This is Where Reconstruction Starts. Six young, internationally renowned filmmakers have been asked to create a short fiction or creative essay film on the theme of reconstruction. With this project, IFFR connects with the cultural event Rotterdam Celebrates the City!.