Siegmund Thies


Siegmund Thies was born in Detmold on May 3, 1956. He studied media education at the University of Münster and began his journalistic career at the Landesfilmdienst in Rhineland-Palatinate. Since the early 90s he has been living and reporting from Latin America with documentaries on socially relevant topics. The cooperation with young media professionals from the Amazon basin are not only his focus in film work, but also in the education and networking of local media activists.