Rinke van Hell

Practical theologian, lecturer and film critic
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Dr. Rinke van Hell is a practical theologian and film reviewer for the Dutch daily Nederlands Dagblad. She was trained as a culture and arts Master student and worked in the arthouse industry for almost fifteen years before pursuing a second career as a practical theologian with a focus on film reception. She regularly writes reviews and articles on film in several Dutch newspapers and magazines. Rinke's main interest is in the way viewers appropriate the meaning of films and in the ways that movies can function as sources of religious identity. This was also the focus of her dissertation in 2016. She currently works as manager of a Primary Education Teachers Programme at the HZ University of Applied Sciences in the southwest of the Netherlands.


20.02.2020 to 01.03.2020
02.08.2017 to 12.08.2017