Tag Archives: Iran

Beautiful Khorasan, Iran

After our first day of filming Finding Farideh in Amsterdam, Mohamad showed me this short video which was made by him. It is about the province I was abandoned. In the evening we arrived back at my house and were preparing … Continue reading

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JAN Magazine

JAN Magazine (nr. 3 – maart 2016) ligt nu in de winkels met een artikel over crowdfunding en Finding Farideh! In het artikel kan je ook het resultaat lezen van de DNA testen met de 3 families.. Tekst is van Léonie de Boer … Continue reading

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And the Award goes to…

While I was visiting Iran in December our cameraman Mohamad Hadadi was nominated for his previous documentary ‘Starless Dreams’ directed by Mehrdad Oskouei at the Cinema Vérité – Iran International Documentary Film Festival. Mehrdad Oskouei supported our crowdfunding campaign for … Continue reading

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Finding Farideh’s countdown: 10 days left and 34%

Just had a Skype call with Kourosh in Tehran. It is going to be an interesting time the next 10 days.. it’s clearly now or never. Interesting is a nice word, but I feel the tension already in my shoulders. … Continue reading

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Update Finding Farideh crowdfunding campaign

Money raised: 475 euro Target: 10.000 euro Days left: 37 Last Friday I gave an interview for Radio Zamaneh in the Netherlands. It is all in Farsi and the interview itself you can hear is with an Iranian voice-over. For … Continue reading

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Adventure is adrenaline

running through my veins at the moment since Monday. Find Farideh turned in something bigger, a movie about me. Ieks. I get so nervous all of a sudden. Is it really going to happen? My ultimate goal is visiting Iran. … Continue reading

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Happy 2015

First I would like to take the opportunity to wish you a brilliant 2015! I hope your dreams come true and you will make the most out of life and love in good health! Having said that I am now able … Continue reading

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22 December 1975

is my birthday as it is stated in my passport. When I got adopted the docter in the hospital in Tehran checked my wrists by X-ray to examin how old I am. So it could be a month more or less. Lot’s of … Continue reading

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How to learn Persian

I learnt English, German, French, Spanish, Latin and ancient Greek once at school. I know a few words in Arabic, Thai, Afrikaans, Indonesian, Papiamento and Zulu. Now I will finally start learning Persian.. Yek Do Se Chahar Panj Shesh Haft Hasht Noh … Continue reading

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Funny..

The first family it was the mother who contacted me.. the second family were the children and the third family it is the father who contacted me. In Dutch my friends and I would say: Het balletje is weer rond. So … Continue reading

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