Amy Winehouse

Amy (2015) | Avicii: True Stories (2017): “..are you still making music for yourself..”

“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…

Black Panther

Black Panther (2018): “..Wakanda for Life!..It’s a line that inspired..”

“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. . . .

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004): “..right now I’m still dating this person..”

“Have you ever dated someone who’s completely different than you? It makes me think of Michel Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) where the main character played by Jim Carrey and his love interest discover that even. . .

André Kloer

CinemAsia Film Festival 2018 Interview ENG: André Kloer.

“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’. . .

André Kloer

CinemAsia Film Festival 2018 Interview NL: André Kloer.

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

9th Humans of Film Amsterdam column story in ‘De Film Krant’: Black Mirror (2011).

“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. . . .

Fight Club

Fight Club (1999): “..You just want to be happy with who you really are..”

“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. . . .

Deepti Rao

CinemAsia Film Festival Interview ENG: Deepti Rao.

“I am Deepti Rao and I am a filmmaker from South India focusing on short fiction and documentary films. I began my film career as an assistant director on a big budget advertising film in Bombay after which I studied at the Prague Film School where I specialized in screenwriting. . .

Deepti Rao

CinemAsia Film Festival Interview NL: Deepti Rao.

“Ik ben Deepti Rao en ik ben een filmmaker uit Zuid-India die focust op korte fictie en documentaire films. Ik begon mijn filmcarrière als assistent-regisseur voor een grote budget reclamefilm in Bombay. Daarna studeerde ik aan de Praagse filmschool waar ik mij specialiseerde in scenarioschrijven. . .

Reprise

Reprise (2006): “..it is hard not to constantly compare yourself to others..”

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. . . .

The Never Ending Story

8th Humans of Film Amsterdam column story in ‘De Film Krant’: The NeverEnding Story (1984).

“Als moeder van twee kleine kinderen valt me op hoe kinderfilms veranderd zijn. Een van mijn lievelingsfilms, waar ik als volwassene ook nog steeds van houd — ik weet niet zeker of ik me daarvoor moet schamen, maar maakt niet uit — is The Neverending Story uit 1984 van Wolfgang Petersen. . .

Daan Vree

CinemAsia Film Festival Interview ENG: Daan Vree.

“I am Daan Vree, writer and filmmaker. I am the creator of two short fiction films: Adopted (2012) and Hangul Blues (2018) in which I have converted my experiences and thoughts about adoption into fiction films. Since 2009 I have been occupying myself with filmmaking. . .