Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind (1939): “..it’s about the resourcefulness when there is no other option..”

“The movie that I’ve probably seen more than any other film, is Gone with the Wind (1939) for me. It was my favorite movie growing up for some reason, which is weird because it’s basically a film that’s pro-confederacy during the civil war. . .

Still Alice

Still Alice (2014): “..perfectly portrays what Alzheimer does with a person..”

“As I become older, I’m beginning to notice that films do not impress me as much as before, but the film Still Alice (2014) moved me a lot. With other films, I feel that they can be quite entertaining. . .

Dead Poets Society

15th Humans of Film Amsterdam column story in ‘De Film Krant’: Dead Poets Society (1989).

“Dead Poets Society (1989) is een film die me in mijn hart raakt, omdat het mij inspireerde om mijn talenten te gebruiken en mijn dromen na te jagen. Robin Williams speelt een leraar op een kostschool die zijn studenten poëzie, literatuur en morelen leert om een kritische geest te vormen en om oppervlakkige kennis te overtreffen. . .

The Good Herbs | Las Buenas Hierbas

The Good Herbs | Las Buenas Hierbas (2010): “This is what inspired me to make films.”

“My biggest wish is to make at least one movie in my life. Right now I’m very captivated with the film The Good Herbs | Las Buenas Hierbas (2010) which is a film by Mexican film director Maria Novaro. . .

Close Up | nemā-ye nazdīk

Close Up | Nemā-ye nazdīk (1990): “..I’m a cinephile just like the main character..”

“I’m a filmmaker so I there are too many films that I like. I freaking love Close Up | nemā-ye nazdīk (1990), which is an Iranian film by Abbas Kiarostami. The story is about cinephile Hossain Sabzian. . .

Bali documentaries

Bali documentaries: “I would love to go to Bali one day. It’s my ultimate dream”

“I forgot the name of my favorite Bali documentary, but then again there are so many of them and I watched many different ones. Even on Youtube, you can find many documentaries about Bali which to me is the most beautiful Indonesian island province. . .

American Jail

American Jail (2018): “Homosexuality saved my life” An Interview With Director Roger Ross Williams

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. Compelled by the death of his childhood friend, Academy Award-winning film director Roger Ross Williams discusses in his provocative and personal film the forces that run the sprawling prison system of the United States.

A Bronx Tale

A Bronx Tale (1993): “..my father…who had to watch how the streets of the Bijlmer threaten to harden me..”

Kiddo Cee: “A Bronx Tale (1993) is a classic from the nineties with not only the umpteenth star role of my favorite actor Robert DeNiro but also his directing debut. . .

A Bronx Tale

A Bronx Tale (1993): “..mijn vader…die oogluikend moest toezien hoe de straten van de Bijlmer mij dreigden te verharden..”

Kiddo Cee: “A Bronx Tale (1993) is een klassieker uit de jaren negentig met niet alleen de zoveelste glansrol van mijn favoriete acteur Robert DeNiro maar ook zijn regiedebuut. . .

Las Herederas

Las Herederas (2018): “..we might think that we are all connected, but we often aren’t..”

“Las Herederas | The Heiresses (2018) was such a cool film. It was the first Paraguayan film that I have ever seen. I accidentally ended up here at World Cinema Amsterdam. I wasn’t even aware that this festival was going on. . .

World Cinema Amsterdam

World Cinema Amsterdam: “..I believe that these films can be a reflection..”

“I definitely want to see one of the films at World Cinema Amsterdam. I don’t know which yet. . .

In the mood for Love

In the mood for Love (2000): “..it’s all about the beauty of restraint..”

“If there is a film that inspired my own film Sir (2018) that would be In the Mood for Love (2000) by Kar-Wai Wong. I love that film a lot. . .