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Julian Rubinstein

  • Beirut's Little Tower

    An Afternoon in Bourj el-Barajneh

    Meaning Tower of Towers, "Bourj el-Barajneh," located in south Beirut, is one of 12 Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. It is 1 km in size. Fifteen to twenty thousand people, who have no official citizenship in any country, call it home.


    Written and directed by Julian Rubinstein
    Camera: Amal Hamdan and Julian Rubinstein
    Editors: Michael DeMinico and Julian Rubinstein

  • Scene from [Untitled] Rotoscope short by Julian Rubinstein

    Based on Julian Rubinstein's book-in-progress

    Written and Directed by Julian Rubinstein

    with Will Dailey, Alan Chin, Alia Malek and Milton Allimadi

    Director of Photography, Pierro Basso
    Art Director and Lead Animator: Kara O'Connell Williams
    Production Designer/Assistant Director: Sharoz Makarechi
    Animators: Raj Martino, Leah Kang, Christine Yeh Editor: Aaron Soffin
    Produced by Armistice Media.

  • The Journalist and the Shrink

    Trailer for documentary in progress




    Written and directed by Julian Rubinstein

  • Julian Rubinstein performs in Cologne, Germany at LitCologne

    In association with the Cologne Theater, a reading and performance of the song, Ballad of the Whiskey Robber.

    Written by Julian Rubinstein, the song is based on his prison conversations with Attila over four years. It ends: "What if when I walk outta here, I'm not the same man that I used to be? Would you believe in me? Who will I be? When they're through with me."

  • Visiting Attila

    Two years after the publication of Ballad of the Whiskey Robber, Julian Rubinstein makes his 14th trip to the prison in Satoraljaujhely, Hungary to visit Attila Ambrus.

    Filmed by Nina Davenport.

  • Julian Rubinstein Talks About the Hells Angels on the O'Reilly Factor

    Julian Rubinstein discusses his article about the battle between the Hells Angels and its rival gangs, in Quebec and around the world, on the O'Reilly Factor.

  • Cologne Theater performs Ballad of the Whiskey Robber

    Clip from the reading/performance by the Cologne Theater of Ballad of the Whiskey Robber, recorded live at LitCologne, Germany, 2007.

  • An Unexpected End to the Prison Interview

    Attila asks documentary filmmaker Nina Davenport on a date.