Description of the event
Screening of the movie "On the Track of Robert Van Gulik" and debate with the Dutch movie director Robert Rombout. After the screening you will have the opportunity to meet Robert directly and discuss about his movie.
Robert van Gulik (1910-1967) is perhaps one of the world’s most read authors from the Netherlands. This diplomat, Sinologist and scholar is mainly known for his detective novels starring Judge Dee. The filmmaker Rob Rombout follows in his footsteps to discover the author’s legacy in his diaries, people he inspired and witnesses to his life.
Rob Rombout (Amsterdam, 1953) has lived and worked in Brussels since 1975. Teacher at St. Lukas, Brussels film & art school. He is co-founder and executive of the Doc-Nomads international Master. He has been an independent documentary-maker for over 35 years. All his films were shown on television and festivals. He is a course-director at SKDA Hanoi, lecturer at AUT & ALBA Beirut and ESTC in Lisbon. He gives workshops in Brazil, China, Russia & France.