Carnival in Flanders (1935) was a Comedy - Historical Film directed by Jacques Feyder .
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Carnival in Flanders (“La Kermesse h?ro?que”) Directed by Jacques Feyder 1935/France/Germany Films Sonores Tobis First viewing A village in 17th Century Flanders in preparing for a carnival. Into the midst of this comes?a contingent of occupying Spanish troops, who want to be housed fo... Read full article
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The film gave rise to protests in Belgium, mainly from certain members of the Flemish community. It went as far as an interpellation at the Chamber of Deputies in order to have the film banned in Belgium. The request was rejected nevertheless the projection was prohibited in the city of Bruges.
This was the second non-fiction cinema film to be shown on British Television (on Friday 7 October 1938)
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