Detlev F. Neufert began his career making documentaries for German television and made short films about pop stars, including Bob Dylan, Frank Zappa and Patti Smith. His feature TAKE AWAY THE NIGHT (1982) screened in Cannes' Un Certain Regard. Also active as an author, he contributes to various international travel magazines. His films include: HEAVEN'S MEADOW, DANCING ON HEAVEN'S MEADOW, TONG FIGHTS - WINNING HEAVEN (short), FRESH FAMILEE - COMIN' FROM RATINGA, SABAI, SABAI DEUTSCHLAND (short), FAMILIENLEBEN (short), AUF DER SUCHE NACH DEN DEUTSCHEN - REISE IN DIE SEELE EINER NATION, WANDERJAHRE ODER DIE SEELE DES TROMMLERS. FRANK KÖLLGES, THOMAS KLING. EIN DICHTER AUS DEUTSCHLAND (short), MARSEILLAISE, DEUTSCHLANDLED UND KAISERHYME, MACHT UND BESCHEIDENHEIT (short), and B.B. AND THE SCHOOL BY THE RIVER.