Andreas Voigt

Andreas Voigt (1953) – German documentary filmmaker and director. He studied physics in Cracow and economics in Berlin, worked as a screenwriter and editor in the DEFA Documentary Film studio, then graduated from the Film University in Potsdam. Between 1987 and 1991 Voigt was a screenwriter and director in the Documentary Film Studio in Berlin. When the studio was shuttered following the reunification of Germany, Voigt became an independent director, screenwriter, and producer for private enterprises and national institutions. His series of five movies made over the 1986-1996 period, collectively entitled “Leipzig Filmen” and showing the residents of Leipzig in the era of the fall of the Berlin Wall and German reunification, gained international fame and acclaim. His latest movie, Time Will Tell, a continuation of his Leipzig series, will be screened at the 13th edition of the Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival. Andreas Voigt is a visiting lecturer at universities in several European countries as well as the USA, Canada, Singapore and India.