Jeff Kaufman

 

Jeff Kaufman is a documentary producer, director, and writer. His films include Every Act of Life (about Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally, now in post-production), The State Of Marriage (one of Entertainment Weekly’s “Top 20 Pop Culture Moments in Hollywood’s Road To Marriage Equality”), Father Joseph (about a Haitian priest who has worked for decades to empower poor women), The Savoy King: Chick Webb and the Music That Changed America (a New York Film Festival “critics pick”), Brush With Life: The Art of Being Edward Biberman, and Education Under Fire (with Amnesty International), plus programs for The Discovery Channel, The History Channel, and The Learning Channel. Earlier, he hosted / produced daily talk radio shows in Los Angeles and Vermont, contributed cartoons to The New Yorker and drawings to The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times,  and wrote / illustrated several children’s books.