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WRITER

DIRECTOR

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, Movies That Matter, 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.

The following feature length documentaries are currently in post production: Send Us Your Brother (2021), Talking Tacheles (2021), The Village Gate (2022), Title Shot (2022).

FILMOGRAPHY

 

FEATURE DOCUMENTARIES

 

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

 

SHORT FILMS

(writer, director)

Off the Page Li Xianting (2010)

Invisible Presence Yan Pei-Ming (2011)             

My Personal Universe Zhan Wang (2012)

Reasoning with Idols Wang Guangyi (2012)

The Sting of Freedom Fang Lijun (2012)

I’m Almost Crazy Liu Xiaodong (2013)

Liberté Ma Desheng (2013)

Headless Disco Kesang Lamdark (2013)

Holding Up Half the Sky Yu Hong (2013)

Arrested Deng Chuanbin (2019)

 PRINT & DIGITAL JOURNALISM

 

Off the track Qiu Anxiong (AAP 63, 2009)

Where I work Zhang Xiaogang (AAP 67, 2010)

Shall we shake on it? Chinese Contemporary Art Market
(
AAP 70, 2010)

Off the Page Li Xianting (AAP 71, 2010)

Scorching Sun of Tibet (AAP 72, 2011)

Portraits of Power Mao Xuhui (AAP 72, 2011)

Capitalizing on Communism (AAP 73, 2011)
A Horse Named Caveat
(AAP 74, 2011)

Ai Weiwei, on the imprisonment and release

from jail (AAP 74, 2011)

Chollywood vs. Hollywood (AAP 75, 2011)

Out on a Limb Wang Keping (AAP 76, 2011)

Reasoning with Idols Wang Guangyi (AAP 77 and Skira Press, 2012)

Where I Work Ai Weiwei (AAP 83, 2013)

The Shadow of Laughter Yue Minjun (AAP 84, 2013)

Eternal Spring Ma Desheng (AAP 87, 2014)

Help Yan Pei Ming (AAP 87, 2014)

Buddha and Beer Kesang Lamdark (Rossi & Rossi, 2018)

Ai Weiwei Generation Fake: Ai Weiwei in LA

(AAP, 2018)

China and the Golden Veins of Henan (Global Geneva 2019)

The Story of Chi Xiaoning and His Smuggled Camera (M+ Stories, 2020)

Switzerland’s “Don’t Test, Don’t Tell” policy endangers its older generation (Global Geneva, 2020)

Covid-19: Is the Swiss government engaged in false news and not doing its job? (Global Geneva, 2020)

The Shame of John Calvin: Will “Black Lives Matter” force Switzerland to finally acknowledge its own history of human rights abusers? (Le News, 2020)

Dark Side Hu Zhi (published by Don Gallery, Shanghai 2020)

The Democrats’ New Clothes (Global Geneva, 2020)

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