I am Full Professor of Film Studies at the Université libre de Bruxelles. I have chaired the Film Studies Department from 1991 to 2011 and was Visiting Professor at the Universities of Montréal (2013), Strasbourg (2015) and Buenos Aires (2019).
I have published widely on emotions and music in films, Romanian cinema, the aesthetics of silent melodramas, and the cinema of Michelangelo Antonioni. I am Series editor for Rethinking Cinema, a bilingual collection published by Peter Lang and I am currently a Principal Investigator of the EOS B-magic project.
Projecting Pathos: Emotions and
the Magic Lantern
Online B-magic conference-workshop
organised by the ULB Film Studies Department
2020 Dominique Nasta & Bart G. Moens, Religious temperance slides and multimodal aesthetics of emotion: Un poison mortel and early film adaptations of Emile Zola’s L’Assomoir (forthcoming in Religion and the Magic Lantern, eds. Sabine Lenk and Natalija Majsova)
2020 A common grounds among the Trenches? European Melodramas around WWI and Their Impact on Balkan Film Style
2019 The New Romanian Cinema