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Bruce Joel Rubin: Matters of Life & Death - Ghost

Presented by California Film Institute and Downtown San Rafael Arts District at Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, San Rafael CA

Jun 13 2019
Bruce Joel Rubin: Matters of Life & Death - Ghost

Oscar winning screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin presents “Ghost”

Bruce Joel Rubin is an Oscar-winning screenwriter, photographer and meditation teacher.

His films have often explored themes of life and death with metaphysical and science fiction elements.

Co-presented with the Buddhist Film Foundation


Bruce Joel Rubin received the Academy Award for Original Screenplay for his widely popular romantic drama, which he recently rewrote as a musical for the stage.

Banker Patrick Swayze is murdered and must communicate with lover Demi Moore through a psychic, played by Whoopi Goldberg in a scene-stealing, Oscar-winning performance.

Rated PG-13. Director: Jerry Zucker. (US 1990) 127 min.

Rubin will discuss the film with Buddhist Film Foundation executive director Gaetano Kazuo Maida.


$13 – General
$11 – Seniors
$9   – CFI members

Contact: 415-454-1222


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Additional time info:

7:00 pm – Bruce Joel Rubin will discuss the film with BFF executive director Gaetano Kazuo Maida following the film.  


  • Ghost Trailer


Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center

1118 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901

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