Michelle Nehme: Michelle is a film producer and director based in Austin, TX. Her work has been emmy-nominated and has played at SXSW Film Festival and on PBS. In 2010, Michelle founded Trade In Hope, a media company that seeks to engage communities to end slavery through courageous story-telling. Her most current project, American Love Story: A Community In Search of Freedom, is a documentary narrative that follows a former slave and an unlikely group of Austinites that team up in an effort to create the first slave-free city in the US. Michelle has an MFA in Film Production from the University of Texas. For more information, visit www.tradeinhope.com.