Andrew "Andy" Cohen is an independent filmmaker and journalist whose work is dedicated to effecting social change and protecting human rights.
He produced, directed or wrote several award-winning documentaries such as Dealers among Dealers (1996), Killing Kasztner (2008), Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012), The World Before Her (2012), Hooligan Sparrow (2016), Human Flow (2017), Ximei (2019) and Beijing Spring (2020) , which were shown at the FIFDH Geneva, Venice Film Festival, Telluride, Tribeca, Traverse City, Toronto International Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival among others, and broadcast on PBS, BBC, UK Ch4, ARTE, Netflix, and Amazon.
Cohen also directed and wrote a nine-part series of short films on China’s leading contemporary artists in collaboration with Art Asia Pacific for which he is a contributing editor.
He is currently working on three feature length documentaries that are in post production: Talking Tacheles (2021), Title Shot (2022), The Village Gate (2022).
Dealers Among Dealer (1996) writer, producer
Killing Kasztner (2008) writer, producer
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012) executive producer
The World Before Her (2012) executive producer
Hooligan Sparrow (2016) executive producer
Human Flow (2017) executive producer
Ximei (2019) writer, director, producer
Send Us Your Brother (2020) executive producer
Talking Tacheles (2020) writer, director, producer
Title Shot (2021) writer, producer
Village Gate (2021) writer, director, producer
Ravensbruck (2022) writer, director, producer
Deng Chuanbin Arrested (2019)
Ai Weiwei, on the imprisonment and release
from jail (AAP 74, 2011)
(AAP 77, 2012)
(AAP 84, 2013)
Kesang Lamdark Buddha and Beer
(Rossi & Rossi, 2018)
Ai Weiwei Generation Fake: Ai Weiwei in LA
A film-maker’s view (Global Geneva, 2019)