Andrea Weiss

Andrea Weiss

USA

Biography

Born in Bristol, Pennsylvania in 1956, Andrea Weiss is a documentary filmmaker and non-fiction author. In 1984 she co-founded with Greta Schiller the film production company Jezebel Productions which was recently honoured with a retrospective in Buenos Aires. She co-wrote and co-directed ESCAPE TO LIFE: THE ERIKA AND KLAUS MANN STORY which screened in the New German Films section of the Berlinale in 2001. She has received numerous awards and fellowships including the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Programme. She has a PhD in history and has been professor of film and video at the City College of New York since 2003. Her film BONES OF CONTENTION screened in the Panorama section of the Berlinale 2017.

Films Selection

  • Bones of Contention - 2017
  • U.N. Fever - 2007
  • Escape To Life: The Erika And Klaus Mann Story - 2001
  • Seed Of Sarah - 1998
  • A Bit Of Scarlet - 1996
  • Tiny & Ruby: Hell Divin' Women - 1989
  • International Sweethearts Of Rhythm - 1986