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Michael Pertnoy and Michael Kleiman

Filmmakers, The Last Survivor

Michael Pertnoy graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006 where he received a dual degree in Communications and Visual Studies with a concentration in Art, Practice and Technology. Michael is the founder of Righteous Pictures, a film production company and activist organization that creates documentaries and other visual media related to social justice. The company is currently at work on a feature documentary, <em>The Last Survivor</em>, which focuses on genocide awareness, prevention, and survivor advocacy. Michael is currently a Carl Wilkens Fellow at the Genocide Intervention Network. <br /> <br /> Michael Kleiman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006 where he received a degree in Film Theory and Criticism. He recently received a Fulbright Scholarship from the United States State Department. Over the past two years he has worked on a series of short documentaries highlighting the work of the College Board and the Gates Foundation in the area of Public Education Reform. Michael is currently working with Righteous Pictures on a feature length documentary film, <em>The Last Survivor</em>, which focuses on genocide awareness, prevention and advocacy. He has worked as an editor and crewmember with acclaimed directors Andrew Bujalski and Albert Maysles.

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