Heidi Specogna is a documentary filmmaker and professor of documentary film at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. In some films, she illuminates crisis areas and, in doing so, questions the responsibility of the West. She received the Lola German Film Award for Cahier africain (2016) about the victims of war crimes in the Central African Republic. In 2019, she was awarded the Konrad Wolf Prize of the Academy of Arts Berlin.
As of August 2021
Heidi Specogna developed the film dramaturgy for Archive of Refuge.