Born and raised in north Alabama, Andrew Grace is an independent documentary filmmaker whose films have aired on Public Television stations and at film festivals across the country.
He received an MA in American Studies from the University of Wyoming where he made his first documentary feature about the reenactments of Custer’s Last Stand in southern Montana. After a few years in the West, making films, freelancing for magazines and working as a producer for NPR News, he moved back to his home state to tell stories about the deep South. At the University of Alabama he teaches and oversees a unique interdisciplinary social justice documentary program called Documenting Justice.
He attended the 2009 CPB/PBS Producers Academy at WGBH in Boston and is currently at work on an ITVS funded documentary entitled “Eating Alabama.”