Laura Zuallaert is a Belgian documentary maker.

Laura Zuallaert (° 1985, Leuven, Belgium) studied Photography at the KASK in Ghent and obtained a Master's degree. Her work gradually evolved from photography to film during her studies. In 2010 she made her first documentary ASPARRAGOS, which was awarded the Stichtingsprijs of the city of Ghent (2011) and the Lichtpuntprijs.

For more information about this and other projects: www.laurazuallaert.com

Basic information

Name
Laura Zuallaert
Expertise
Mobility, Food, Heritage
Country
Belgium
City
Brussel

Supported projects

A Coptic question

  • Art
  • Religion
  • International

In Belgium lives a small, unknown minority from the Middle East: Coptic Christians from Egypt. For many, migration was a choice for a better life, others point to the penal position of Copts as a minority in Egypt.

Fish

  • Migration

Fisseha was born in Eritrea and grew up in Ethiopia. After his father passed away, his uncle takes care of him. Tensions break out in the region and Fisseha and his uncle are no longer safe because of their beliefs.