Sara Vanagt is a Belgian film director, screenwriter and producer. She is best known for her creative and unique approach to filmmaking.
Vanagt was born in Brussels and grew up in a family of filmmakers. Her father was a documentary filmmaker and her mother was a director of photography. This early experience with filmmaking helped to shape her own style and approach to the craft.
Vanagt attended the Royal Conservatoire of Brussels, where she studied film and television. After graduating, she began her career in the Belgian film industry with a series of short films and documentaries. In 2006, she directed her first feature film, 'Fata Morgana', which was well-received by critics and audiences alike.
In 2010, Vanagt released her second feature film, 'The Misfortunates', which was nominated for the prestigious Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. The film was a critical and commercial success, and it established Vanagt as a rising star in the Belgian film industry.
Vanagt has since directed several more feature films, including 'Circles' (2013) and 'The Ardennes' (2016). She is also a prolific producer, having produced a number of films, TV series and documentaries.
Outside of filmmaking, Vanagt is an advocate for social justice and gender equality. She is a patron of the 'Cinema for Peace' initiative, which works to raise awareness of human rights violations around the world.
Vanagt is an accomplished and talented filmmaker who has made a name for herself in the Belgian film industry. She is known for her creative and unique approach to filmmaking, and her passion for social justice and gender equality. Her work has been celebrated and praised by critics and audiences alike.