Humans of Film Amsterdam

Bloggende Amsterdammer viert het eerste jaar van Humans of Film Amsterdam.

AMSTERDAM – Cinefiel en filmmaker Feargal Agard startte zijn blog en website ‘Humans of Film Amsterdam’ een jaar geleden vanuit zijn huis en kantoortje te Amsterdam. Feargal deelt naast film recensies voornamelijk de verhalen en foto’s van personen die hij op straat en in het dagelijks leven tegenkomt. . .

Martin Koolhoven

Spetters (1980): “..I grew up in that region..” – Martin Koolhoven.

Martin Koolhoven: “The movie Spetters (1980) by Paul Verhoeven makes me think of my time as a kid. Not because it’s similar to my life, because it’s about three young Dutch amateur dirt bike motorcycle racers who fall in love with a beautiful young woman, but solely because it reminds me of the Westland. . .

Raoul Groothuizen

CinemAsia Film Festival Interview ENG: Raoul Groothuizen.

“My name is Raoul Groothuizen. I studied audio-visual design in Rotterdam, which was a practical and very technical program with which I mainly focused on camerawork, editing, and audio. Besides that, I did an internship in Rotterdam and Utrecht as a cameraman. . .

Synecdoche, New York

Synecdoche, New York (2008): “..As long as you like it,” she says to him..”

“Sometimes you need a film just like you can have a need for some music. Sometimes you can even reflect on the past through that movie. Synecdoche, New York (2008) by Charlie Kaufman is one of those films. It was the first film that he directed after writing scripts such as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. . .

Raoul Groothuizen

CinemAsia Film Festival Interview NL: Raoul Groothuizen.

“Mijn naam is Raoul Groothuizen. Ik heb audiovisuele vormgeving gestudeerd te Rotterdam. Dat was een praktische en zeer technische opleiding waarmee ik me vooral met camera, montage en audio bezighield. Ik heb toen stage gelopen in Rotterdam en Utrecht als cameraman en editor. . .

Akio Fujimoto

CinemAsia Film Festival Q & A: Akio Fujimoto’s Passage of Life (2017).

“Akio Fujimoto’s wife is from Myanmar and she is here with us in the Cinema theater. Passage of Life is a fiction film and it isn’t based on a personal story of Akio and his wife. It is based on people who know about these life experiences, but its not a documentary about these people. . .

Joko Anwar

CinemAsia Film Festival Interview ENG: Joko Anwar, Satan’s Slave (2017).

Joko Anwar: “Satan’s Slaves is actually not a remake, but a prequel. All I did was expand the movie’s universe. I saw the original film Pengabdi Setan (1980) when I saw it as a kid. I was so freaked out. I came out of the cinema and it was still daylight. . .

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation (2003): “..I see myself as a human being and not..”

“I can definitely relate with Scarlett Johansson’s character in Lost in Translation (2003) by Sofia Coppola. I never fully fitted into a particular culture or country. I grew up in the Netherlands within a community connected to the Korean Protestant church, but to most of them I was very Dutch because. . .

Natasja Pattipeilohy

CinemAsia Film Festival Interview ENG: Natasja Pattipeilohy.

“I am Natasja Pattipeilohy. The last time I studied was a long time ago. After traveling and living abroad for several years, including England and Mexico, I began my to study a Bachelor’s in Communication & Tourism Management. . .

Jung Sun den Hollander

CinemAsia Film Festival Interview NL: Jung Sun den Hollander.

“Mijn naam is Jung Sun den Hollander en ik heb aan de Hogeschool van de Kunsten te Utrecht een acteeropleiding gevolgd. In Nederland heb ik vooral gewerkt in theater en bij jeugdvoorstellingen. Ik heb daarna zelfs een ‘Master in acting’ behaald in Londen en ik had besloten er te bleven om. . .

Natasja Pattipeilohy

The NeverEnding Story (1984): “..You have to stay a kid as long as possible..”

“I’m a mother of two little kids and I can’t help but notice how children’s films have changed so much. One of the most beautiful films that I still love as an adult -I’m not sure if I should be ashamed of it, but whatever- is The NeverEnding story (1984) by Wolfgang Petersen. . .