Kaj van Zoelen


Kaj van Zoelen is Dutch film critic who graduated from the University of Amsterdam with a degree in History and American Studies. He is co-editor and co-founder of SalonIndien.nl and Frame.Land and a freelance writer for several Dutch websites including Filmtotaal.nl and the aforementioned. He was a member of the critic's jury for the 2015 Red Tulip Film Festival, a festival in The Netherlands dedicated to Turkish art house cinema. He also sat on the KNF (Dutch association of film critics) jury for the 2015 Dutch Film Festival. He was a member of the FIPRESCI jury at 9th Documentarist - Istanbul Documentary Days 2016. Besides a film critic he's also a programmer for Filmhuis Breda, an up and coming art house theater.