Author Archives: elinexplores

About elinexplores

I am Eline Farideh, sometimes I am Eline and most of the time Farideh too . Always writing from both views. ElinExplores and I will FInd Farideh in the meantime. Iranian Dutch. Persian Soul in Dutch Life. Flying down to earth. With love and light. For you.. and I.

The story before the search Find Farideh and before the film Finding Farideh

So the last weeks I have been collecting a lot of articles about the submission of Finding Farideh for the Oscars by Iran. It is very flattering to read that the reporters gather their information from my website. As all … Continue reading

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Jat Khali

I love myself. I had to change. From the inside. For me. To face all the pain, hurt and loneliness from the time I was separated from my birth mother. I was there though I can’t remember…  How ironic that … Continue reading

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Finding Farideh screenings in USA and Canada

All organized by Docunight from today till the 25th of September; 3/9   Ann Arbor, Atlanta and San Francisco 4/9   Waterloo, Boston, Durham, Penn State, Washington, New York, UIUC, Santa Monica, San Diego, Calgary, Seattle, Berkeley 6/9   University of Iowa, Montreal, … Continue reading

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Ink my soul

I paint a flower in my mouth, a smile in my brain and a kiss on top. I paint words in translation, letters to heaven and ink my soul. -Farideh-

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News from Afghanistan!

Tonight Finding Farideh received the award for best documentary at the Fifth International Women’s Film Festival in Herat, Afghanistan. Azadeh is receiving the award in the picture…    The dream goes on and on… Congratulations to our entire team of … Continue reading

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Tayebeh and I

Both DNA sent together Posted on August 19, 2013by elinexplores in one envelop for research! Lot’s of things come to my mind; First is hoping that DNA will be good enough for research! Second is a huge pile of hope;  Persian dreams combined … Continue reading

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Flashback

My post in 22nd of February 2016: “I also realised that maybe next year it would be Finding Farideh I’d be watching in the cinema. I can not even imagine how that feels. I’d probably want to run as far … Continue reading

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