The symposium ‘Zero Hour?’ wants to bring together a multitude of perspectives – combining aesthetic, socio-economic as well as political approaches – to reflect on how Belgian film production and culture is constructed between the end of World War II and the mid-1960s.
photo credit: J’ai vu construire l’Atomium (Gaston Schoukens, 1958) © Belfilm & Atomium vzw
‘Zero Hour?’ is organized by:
- Gertjan Willems (UAntwerp/Ghent University)
- Bénédicte Rochet (University of Namur)
- Bjorn Gabriels (UAntwerp/University of Namur)
It is part of the FWO-funded research project:
‘Screening Multiple Identities. National, subnational and transnational discourses in post-war Belgian cinema’.