Cinema Located

The main goal of the empirical research “Cinema Located. Place, space and experience of cinema in Ghent (1982-2012)” is to understand the social experience of screen culture from the emergence of the multiplex in Ghent in 1982 to the absorption of film in digital culture in the present day. From a theoretical point of view, […]


Ghent has had a very diverse film exhibition scene. This project aims to take three extreme varied forms of film programming in an effort to understand the lived film programming culture. The Capitole is a monument in Ghent cinema history; it was the most prestigious film palace in town, programming a wide variety of films […]