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. . .

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. . .

Sense 8

Sense 8 (2015): “..by pulling everyone I love and know closer to me..”

“I recently saw the last episode of the Netflix series Sense 8 (2015) created by the Wachowski sisters. Most people probably know it already, but. . .

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge (2016): “..but what would I do if war comes to us?..”

“We recently saw Hacksaw Ridge (2016) directed by Mel Gibson. We are into watching historical war movies because they make us realize that we live in. . .

Oriented

Experiencing a Festival’s ‘Taste’ in Film Selection and Organization: Oriented (2015) | Mondial 2010 (2013).

Oriented (2015): On Wednesday, the ninth of December 2016, Amsterdam’s newest film festival addition finally launched. International Queer & Migrant film. . .

The End of the F***ing World

The End of the F***ing World (2017): “..I also had some difficulties growing up, but it was never..”

“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. . .

Documentary about Amsterdam

Documentary about Amsterdam: “..my grandparents…came straight from the Netherlands..”

“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. . .

strikingly green crate

“..strikingly green crate decorated with flowers, because I couldn’t find my bike..”

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. . .

Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under (2001-2005): “..I didn’t really know what I was going to do with my life..”

“A series that I like a lot is Six Feet Under (2001-2005), which is about a family that runs an independent funeral home. But also about their lives and. . .