“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. . .
“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. . .
“The TV series The End of the F***ing World (2017) made a huge impression on me. The series is about James (Alex Lawther) and Alyssa (Jessica Barden). He. . .
“I would definitely like to see a documentary about Amsterdam. There’s an interesting history connected to this city. Back when it first came into. . .
I once bought my bike with this strikingly green crate decorated with flowers, because I couldn’t find my bike at Amsterdam central station. I searched. . .
“We both saw the documentary Amy (2015) about Amy Winehouse. But only one of us saw the documentary of Avicii: True Stories (2017). We are both musicians and just chilling here because we haven’t seen each other in a while. We used to be in an Indie band together, which is why these type of documentaries speak to us…
“It’s a line that inspired me from Ryan Coogler’s film Black Panther (2018). Chadwick Boseman plays a character named T’Challa, the King of Wakanda, which is an isolated, technologically advanced African nation. Eventually, he has to save the world. . . .
“I am André Kloer and I studied Dutch literature. Because I went into journalism I ended up at Het Financieele Dagblad with the video editorial department. I really wanted to start working with film right away. I often involved myself with film during my studies, so it’s not really ‘out of the blue’. . .
Ik ben André Kloer en ik heb Nederlandse literatuur gestudeerd. Doordat ik een journalistieke richting opging kwam ik bij het Financieel Dagblad terecht bij de video redactie. Ik wilde eigenlijk direct met film aan de slag. Ik ben tijdens mijn studie vaker die richting op geweest dus het is echt niet out of the blue…
“Black Mirror. Het is zo’n sterke serie. Het gaat over de nabije toekomst, over hoe al die gadgets en de technologische revolutie onze levens verandert. Elke aflevering heeft zijn eigen verhaal en technologie. Er is bijvoorbeeld een aflevering over een apparaat dat alles opneemt wat je in de loop van de dag doet. . . .
“Even though the protagonist of David Fincher’s Fight Club (1999) is completely different than me, his struggle to be his own person is something I can relate too. Especially when I was in high school. . . .
I re-watched Reprise (2006) recently and there was a lot that I could identify with. The film is about two young aspiring authors who submit their works to publishing houses at the same time, one of them finds success while the other doesn’t. . . .