Rotterdam (Netherlands) will host – from April 11th – 14th, 2018 the fourth edition of the “Sport Film Rotterdam – International FICTS Festival” at the Lantaren Venster Cinema. The event, organized by the Rotterdam Topsport (which this year celebrates the 25th anniversary of its birth) as part of the International Circuit “World FICTS Challenge”, will be articulated into projections (40 videos from 15 Countries), Exhibition and Meetings.
During the Festival, in the within of the “Olympic Images E-Motions” Program promoted by FICTS in agreement with the Olympic Foundation for Culture and Olympic Heritage, will be shown the official films of the Olympic Games: “Days of Truce” (Conspiração Filmes, Brazil) directed by Breno Silveira on Rio 2016 (Wednesday 11 April) and the documentary on Tokyo 1964 “Tōkyō Orinpikku” (Saturday 14 April) directed by Kon Ichikawa. At the end of projection will follow debates on Olympic-themed, conducted by Wilfried de Jong, which will be attended the FICTS President Prof. Franco Ascani, together characters of sport and television as well as Olympic champions. On Thursday April 12th will be shown in premiere the documentary “Hoe Zuid-Korea Guus Hiddink veroverde” (http://sportfilmfestivalrotterdam.nl/programma/) on the South Korean football team led by Guus Hiddink who managed to bring the Asian team in fourth place in the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan.
Media partners of the event are: AD (national sports daily), RTV Rijnmond (local TV), Andere Tijden Sport (Dutch TV), Sportnext and Open Rotterdam (online platform) and Helden (sports magazine).