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

Beijing Spring (2020) 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



(writer, director)

Li Xianting Off the Page (2010)

Yan Pei-Ming Invisible Presence (2011)             

Zhan Wang My Personal Universe (2012)

Wang Guangyi Reasoning with Idols (2012)

Fang Lijun The Sting of Freedom (2012)

Liu Xiaodong I’m Almost Crazy (2013)

Ma Desheng Liberté (2013)

Kesang Lamdark Headless Disco (2013)

Yu Hong Holding Up Half the Sky (2013)

Deng Chuanbin Arrested (2019)

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