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Combining within its organisation the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Hubert Bals Fund and co-production market CineMart, IFFR offers a launching pad and supportive platform for innovative and talented independent filmmakers.


What not to miss today: Tuesday 2 February

Kick start your festival day with a recap of what not to miss today. Read on for an overview of the day’s key events – from Big Talks to press conferences – and which film titles are premiering and available on Festival Scope for 72 hours from today (Tuesday 2 February).

Attending events on Add events to your IFFR account agenda by clicking the calendar icon in the event you would like to attend. A yellow "Watch now" button will be made available 20 minutes before the event in your agenda.



Press Conference Tiger Competition Part 2
Today: Friends and Strangers, Bipolar, Madalena, Feast
15:30 – 16:30 (CET)
Vanja Kaludjercic and moderator Lorna Tee speak to James Vaughan, Queena Li, Madiano Marcheti and Tim Leyendekker, followed by a Q&A with press.
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Big Talk: Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese
17:00 – 18:22 (CET): In-depth discussion between festival director Vanja Kaludjercic and filmmaker and visual artist Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese.
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IFFR Daily Talk – Tuesday 2 February
11:00 – 11:30 (CET): Daily talk show with host Hadassah de Boer will highlight the films premiering today, with guests, interviews, trailers and film clips.
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Pro panel – Thrive & Thrive: Build and Sustain a Career as a Filmmaker

11:30 – 12:30 (CET): Moderator Anna Bogutskaya, Dea Kulumbegashvili (Beginning), Julien Faraut (Les Sorcières de l’Orient) and Itonje Søimer Guttormsen (Gritt) address the challenges, opportunities and conflicts faced by filmmakers.
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Pro panel – A Rubik’s Cube of Possibilities? Film Distribution Strategies in 2021
14:30 – 15:15 (CET): An inquisitive look at current distribution practices, focusing on online strategies explored by different providers who had to adapt or reinvent their model. Moderated by Louis Balsan.

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Films available from today (until Friday 5 February 09:00 (CET))

From today on, you can see titles such as As We Like It (Chen Hung-i, Muni Wei), Friends and Strangers (James Vaugan), Mandibules (Quentin Dupieux), The North Wind (Renata Litvinova), Feast (Tim Leyendekker), and more.

Watch IFFR films using Festival Scope Pro and find an overview of their on demand availability here. Each film will be available for 72 hours, starting one day ahead of their public premiere.
Bipolar by Queena Li
Chinese road movie with Western elements in crisp black-and-white about a woman, a lobster and a great sorrow.
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Carro Rei by Renata Pinheiro
Revived wrecked cars prove more evil than expected in highly original film about steel, sex, populism, ecology and humanity.
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The Last Farmer by M. Manikandan
Agricultural traditions are in danger of being lost when an aged farmer is imprisoned. Highly original Indian drama about their importance.
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Madalena by Madiano Marcheti
The death of a trans woman links three lives in Brazil’s agrarian heartland. An ingenious debut, bursting with visual flair.
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Mitra by Kaweh Modiri
A traumatised mother gets the opportunity to avenge her daughter’s execution in Iran. Is her victim really the perpetrator?
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La nuit des rois by Philippe Lacôte
The power of storytelling underpins this stifling, inventive film from Côte d’Ivoire about life inside a gigantic prison.
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