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. . .

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. . .

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. . .

The Wolves of the East

The Wolves of the East | Higashi no Ohkami (2018): “.. I could really empathize .. not that I have ever hunted..”

“What a beautiful film. I really thought The Wolves of the East | Higashi no Ohkami (2018) was a beautiful film. The story of the film made me think of Akira Kurosawa’s film Dersu Uzala. . .

AdoleCe

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. . .