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Broken view

Hannes Verhoustraete (Belgium)

French & English spoken
Dutch surtitled
A poetic film-essay on the colonial gaze and the magic lantern. Used by Belgian colonialist propaganda, this type of image projector was used to show the good deeds of the State, the Church and Industry. The projections were an effective way of selling the colonial project to a rather reticent Belgian public.