Ida is an independent documentary filmmaker and producer and resides in Holland and Aruba. Ida Does (Paramaribo, Suriname) has worked as a journalist for different media in Holland, Suriname and Aruba. She published in Dutch, Caribbean and Surinamese journals and magazines. She was editor in chief of Mutyama (magazine for culture and history )and of the daily Amigoe (Aruban edition). Furthermore she worked for the Caribbean edition of the Dutch Newspaper Algemeen Dagblad and wrote a series of short Caribbean stories for Dutch radio (VPRO De Avonden).