10 CinemAsia Film Tips to get through Quarantine

Martijn van VeenCinemAsia Update, Tip

CinemAsia has had the fortune to hold it’s 2020 edition of CinemAsia Film Festival this past March. Less than a month later such an event has become unthinkable. Words such as social distancing and selfisolation have entered our daily lexicon and people who do not have a crucial profession are adviced to work from home and everyone is asked to … Read More

Sioejeng Tsao & Julie Ng discuss daily racism on Radio 1

Martijn van VeenNieuws, Opinie, Tip

Artist and activist Sioejeng Tsao and documentary maker and part of the platform Meer dan Babi Pangang Julie Ng speak with presenter Renze Klamer on Radio 1 about the growing daily racism towards the Asian community in the midst of the Corona virus outbreak in China. Sioejeng and Julie think the Asian community has to make a fist to fight … Read More

Podcast: Sandra Beerends about her film ‘They Call me Baby’

Martijn van VeenNieuws, Tip

Director and mentor of FilmLAB Shorts 2014 Sandra Beerends has directed the beautiful documentary film They Call me Babu: a film telling the story of a babu taking care of her dutch colonial family recounting her life, dreams and struggles in the first half of the 20th century. In a VPRO Podcast she share more about this documentary. Click here … Read More

Tip: Het Brede Netwerk

Martijn van VeenTip

Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch. Het Brede netwerk is een media netwerk met als doel de diversiteit bij de media te verhogen. Het netwerk bestaat uit werkende journalisten die ‘diversiteit’ voorstellen en voorstaan. Met een groep van 40 vooraanstaande journalisten van onder andere NRC Handelsblad, Nieuwsuur, Trouw, RTL, de Volkskrant, de Correspondent en de NOS brengen zij  … Read More