Split Screen. The Flemish Search for a Cinematographic Identity
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Split Screen. The Flemish Search for a Cinematographic Identity

(Daniël Biltereyst) The Low Countries - 2001, № 9, pp. 271-273

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Belgian cinema has often been thought of as one of the most undervalued in Europe. Researchers will have great difficulties in finding relevant literature on it. However, in recent years there have after all been some extremely useful publications on the subject. The latest is Split Screen, the first full English-language monograph on Belgian film history. In this book, the American scholar Philip Mosley asserts that Belgian cinema deserves more attention than the few footnotes it has been allotted in general film histories. (Philip Mosley, Split Screen. Belgian Cinema and Cultural Identity, Albany, NY: SUNY press, 2001)

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