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David Grubin

David Grubin
Born Washington, DC
Residence New York City
Occupation Documentarian
Employer David Grubin Productions
Religion Judaism
Spouse(s) Joan Grubin
Website
http://www.grubin.com/

David Grubin (born 1944) is an American documentary filmmaker, who has produced and directed numerous films, many of which are best known from airing on PBS.

Biography

A director, writer, producer, and cinematographer, David Grubin has produced over 100 films, ranging from history to art, from poetry to science, winning every award in the field of documentary television, including 2 Alfred I. Dupont awards, 3 George Foster Peabody prizes, 5 Writer's Guild prizes, and 10 Emmys.

His biographies for American Experience on PBS - LBJ, FDR, Truman, TR: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided - have set the standard for television biography. His five-part series for PBS - Healing And The Mind with Bill Moyers - has won many awards, and the companion book, for which he was executive editor, rose to number one on The New York Times Best Sellers list, remaining on the list for 32 weeks.

A member of the executive committee of the Society of American Historians, Grubin has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, has been a Montgomery Fellow at Dartmouth College, and is the recipient of an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, Hamilton College. He is member of the Writers Guild and Directors Guild, and is a former chairman of the board of directors of The Film Forum.

His independent feature film, Downtown Express, has been selected for the Woodstock Film Festival, FilmColumbia Festival, and opening night at the Cinema Arts Festival Houston. He teaches documentary filmmaking at Columbia University's Graduate Film Program.

He is married to the artist Joan Grubin and lives in New York City.

Selected Filmography

  • The Great Air Race of 1924 (1989)
  • LBJ (1991)
  • FDR (1994)
  • T.R.: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt (1996)
  • Truman (1997)
  • America 1900 (1998)
  • Napoleon (2000) DeVillier Donegan Enterprises PBS
  • Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided (2001)
  • The Secret Life of the Brain (2002) PBS
  • Young Dr. Freud
  • RFK (2004)
  • Marie Antoinette: A Film by David Grubin (2005)
  • The Jewish Americans (2008)
  • The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2009)
  • The Buddha (2010)
  • Downtown Express (2011)
  • Havana, Havana! (2012)

External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • Various interviews with Grubin conducted by Charlie Rose
  • Aspen Institute Panel, "The Mysterious Human Heart" moderated by Grubin
  • Interview with David Grubin on "The Jewish Americans" by ReadTheSpirit.com


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