The Times & Tides of a Modern City
This publication zooms in on the part cinema has played in urban development between 1920 and 1980. Rotterdam acts as an inspiring example, as observed from an international perspective. This city has its very own history in film. Besides providing the backdrop for a variety of feature films and avant-garde classics, Cinematic Rotterdam describes how the city has established and maintained its identity through thousands of promotional and educational films and television programmes.