Rotterdam director champions sustainability, power of film in 2020 opening speech

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Rotterdam director champions sustainability, power of film in 2020 opening speech
This year’s festival is Bero Beyer’s fifth and final as director.

Bero Beyer, outgoing director of International Film Festival Rotterdam (Iffr), got his final edition of the festival underway on Wednesday, January 22 with a speech championing sustainability and the enduring power of film.

A smiling Beyer was visibly emotional throughout his speech, at one stage digressing from his prepared script and receiving multiple interruptions of applause from the audience.

Rather than looking back at his tenure, he spoke of the “distinctive feature of humanity” that is “this urge to communicate” through cinema.

“Through film we pose profound questions
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