What’s on today: 31 January


  • History Deletes Itself

History is always a product of the present, constantly rewritten by those in power. But what about archaeology then?
15:30 - 17:03, Cinerama 3Buy your tickets here.


  • Student Talks

Students will get the opportunity to be part of an extended Q&A between moderators of the Nederlandse Filmacademie and filmmakers whose work is screened at IFFR 2019. A conversation with Carlos Sorín (Joel).
Thu 31 Jan, 16:00, TR Schouwburg Kleine Zaal, free admission.Read more.

  • IFFR x De Balie: Donbass

A stimulating panel debate with Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa after the screening of his latest feature Donbass.
18:00 - 20:37, KINO 1Buy your tickets here.


  • 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.

  • 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.


It All Begins with a Song: The Story of the Nashville Songwriter

Well-established yet unknown songwriters in Nashville talk about their craft and explain why this city in particular is so musical. After the screening, stick around for a Q&A with and performance by Arjan Spies (The Kik).
20:00 - 21:45, Schouwburg Kleine ZaalBuy your tickets here.


  • 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 Suze Ijó, Yung Feurich, Charlotte, Cen Giz b2b DJ Almelo.
Theater Rotterdam Schouwburg. Free admission with your film ticket. Read more.

For the full day’s programme see here.

Photo in header: Bloody Marie