What’s on today: 30 January


  • Say : no more domestic silence

A house is like an echo chamber, a mental space were even unspoken thoughts can be heard by its inhabitants.
17:00 - 18:40, KINO 2. Buy your tickets here.


  • IFFR Presents Critics’ Choice V: Absence

Critics' Choice curators Jan Pieter Ekker and Dana Linssen discuss the role of the critic as journalist and programmer.
13:00 - 15:00, Arminius, free access. Buy your tickets here.

  • Masterclass Alfredo Jaar

Artist, architect and filmmaker Alfredo Jaar returns to Rotterdam for the masterclass 'Sadness Is Uninhabitable'. In collaboration with the Nederlands Fotomuseum.
20:00 - 21:30, LantarenVenster 1. Buy your tickets here.


  • Meme Café

The Meme Café is the heart of the thematic programme Rabbit Hole. A place where the audience can immerse themselves in the memeverse. On show are special meme-related works and installations by artists and filmmakers; there are possibilities to contribute to the exhibition by adding your own memes, and several events are being organised in the café.
11:00 - 17:00, Het Nieuwe Instituut, free admission. Read more.

  • Blackout installations

Revolving around the carousel slide projector, Blackout spotlights how we often forget. Despite Kodak terminating its production in 2004, slide projectors continue to be used by artists – often exploring history from a personal perspective. In the age of swipe and scroll, the slide projector calls for us to remember.
10:00 - 17:00, Kunsthal Rotterdam, free admission. Read more.


  • Club IFFR

After the film screenings IFFR continues at Club IFFR. Join us every day for exciting live performances and your favourite DJ's at Theater Rotterdam Schouwburg. With Cousin (live) and KLS.
Theater Rotterdam Schouwburg. Free admission with your film ticket. Read more.

For the full day’s programme see here.

Photo in header: Still: Luciérnagas