Inspired by the diversity of expression contained within our common human experience, Michael Perlman has traveled to over 70 countries around the globe and for 15 years, has been directing and producing socially conscious, award winning films including the New York Times Critics Choice Eyes Of The World, PBS International’s Tibet: Beyond Fear, Comcast’s Free China:The Courage To Believe and Participant Media’s The 99%. His films have been broadcast around the world on television, shown at more than 2,000 private screenings including the US Congress, European Parliament, British Parliament, French Parliament, Israel Knesset and Google Headquarters, released theatrically throughout the US, incorporated into university curriculum across America and selected as an official Artist For Amnesty. The New York Times has hailed his work as Emotional, Compelling, Riveting, Narrative Power and Variety has praised it as Intense, Passionate and Intelligent. Perlman is also a songwriter and recording artist with tracks that have been featured on MTV, an Independent Music Award winning CD, broadcast on radio throughout the US and tours that have included benefit concerts for Tibet, Save Darfur and Rock The Vote. Perlman is the founder and served on the board of two not for profit organizations. Cross Cultural Solutions places more than 4,000 Americans in ten countries to assist schools, hospitals, orphanages and agricultural programs that directly help more than 100,000 individuals annually. Rock To Save Darfur has produced concert benefits that have helped save thousands of lives and free hundreds of slaves with partners such as Save The Children and American Jewish World Services. Perlman has spoken at many venues throughout the US and around the world including the US Congress, French Parliament, Directors Guild Of America and Google Headquarters to promote freedom, justice and equality. His work has been featured in a cross section of media including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, France 24 Television and MTV.