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): “ 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): “’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. . .


AdoleCe (2018): “..The biggest comparison is how my parents disciplined me a lot..”

AdoleCe (2018) is the first film that I saw at this festival and I thought it was a great film. In the beginning, I had to get used to the film and discover its theme. . .

Ultimos Dias en La Habana

Ultimos Dias en La Habana (2016): “..The subject is very touching it made a bit quiet..”

“I can definitely connect with Ultimos Dias en La Habana (2016), because I have been to Havana, Cuba last year and we enjoyed our stay it was super fun. . .

3 Faces

World Cinema Amsterdam, 3 Faces | Se rokh (2018) “..what’s real and when is it a staged scene?..”

“I thought 3 Faces (2018) was a good film. I do have to admit that I thought it was a documentary film because it seemed conveyed to me in that way by someone else, but it is a beautiful fiction film. The movie is about an actress (Behnaz Jafari) who is shocked by a video of a young girl who says that she also wants to become an actress, but her family prevents her. . .


World Cinema Amsterdam, Sir (2018): “..The submissiveness and saying ‘yes sir’ to everything..”

“I love Sir (2018) by Rohena Gera and I just came back from India three weeks ago. It was my first time and I went with my girlfriend who had been there already. She has a Surinamese background but she is of East-Indian decent so her roots, far away in history are originally based in India. . .