Bruce Joel Rubin: A Spiritual Life


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Bruce Rubin-icon-01-01Bruce Joel Rubin: A Spiritual Life

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Indiana University alumnus, writer, director, and producer Bruce Joel Rubin won an Academy Award® for his original screenplay for Ghost in 1990, which was also nominated for Best Picture. He has written numerous other screenplays including BrainstormJacob’s LadderDeep ImpactThe Last MimzyThe Time Traveler’s Wife, and My Lifewhich he also directed. Ghost – The Musicalfor which he wrote the book and lyrics, has played Broadway, London, and now Moscow. Rubin is a graduate of New York University and has a master’s degree from Indiana University. He was also a curator of film at the Whitney Museum in New York, where he helped establish The New American Filmmakers Series as an important launching pad for independent filmmakers in the early ’70s. Parallel to his filmmaking career, Rubin has been teaching meditation for decades.

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