Andrei Nekrasov is an internationally-acclaimed filmmaker, writer, and journalist. He has directed 11 films and television productions, most of them focusing on human rights, Russian politics, and conflict issues.
He has also written numerous plays and scripts and is an active contributor to newspapers and websites. His films have been shown at international film festivals including Cannes and Sundance and have won numerous awards.
His documentary Disbelief (2004) about the 1999 bombing of an apartment building in Moscow sheds light on both terrorism and post-Soviet government operations. His latest film, Russian Lessons (2009) addresses the Russian-Georgian war of 2008. He resided as guest writer in Haugesund City of Refuge from 2011 to 2013.