Kaweh Modiri is a Dutch writer/ director of Iranian descent. He majored in Theatre Studies at the University of Amsterdam and graduated from the Image & Language department at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, also in Amsterdam, with the short film My Burglar and Me (2011). In 2012 Modiri made his debut as a novelist with ‘Mr. Sadek and the others’. Bodkin Ras (2016) is his first feature-length film.