, Executive Producer (Film)
Michael Huffington has a distinguished career as a dedicated public servant, successful business executive, film producer and philanthropist whose charitable activities span the globe. He served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Negotiations Policy by President Reagan, and is the recipient of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service. From 1991 to 2000 he was the co-owner of Crest Films Limited, a full-service film production company known for its Emmy-winning commercials, documentaries, and adventure films as well as its work on behalf of non-profit organizations. He has Produced or Executive Produced many award-winning films, including For The Bible Tells Me So (2008 Academy Award Nominee, Best Documentary). Some of his other credits include Bi The Way, Dissolution, American Primitive, and Father VS. Son.
, Executive Producer, Tableau Vivant
Born in Macon, Georgia and trained at Boston University as a scientist and educator, Rachelle Cohen has spent her life embracing the art world. Primarily self-taught, Ms. Cohen is an accomplished art teacher and is internationally recognized for her exquisite and unique porcelain paintings. She hosts concerts showcasing world-renowned artists both in her home and at various venues in the New York and Washington DC areas. Granddaughter of a Rabbi, Rachelle’s Judaism is an integral part of her life. She serves a significant role as a leader within the synagogue and provides a variety of services to local Jewish communities. Ms. Cohen pays tribute and honor to her parents, Rena and Harry, as her inspiration. Having worked with a wide range of art forms around the world, Ms. Cohen recognizes the unique originality and beauty of Sarah Small’s work and is delighted to be associated with her efforts, bringing harmony and Shalom.