Tag Archives: Iranian

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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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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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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