David Grubin – Executive Producer

A director, writer, producer, and cinematographer, David 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 have set the standard for television biography. He is a member of the Writers Guild and Directors Guild, and is a former chairman of the board of directors of The Film Forum. He teaches documentary filmmaking at Columbia University’s Graduate Film Program. David first encountered Jimmy’s poetry while directing “The Language of Life,” a PBS series hosted by Bill Moyers.