Screening of Schreiber + Prinz

    Wednesday August 20, 2014 @ 1:00 PM

    Price: $15.00

    Presented in association with the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science

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    Liev Schreiber and Jesse Prinz discuss emotions in film and on the stage, highlighting the unique capacity of theatre to forge an active connection between actors and audience.This is a screening of a previously recorded talk from the conversation series: Happy Talk. Post-screening discussion with Dr. Jeffrey B. Rubin, a core member of the Nalanda Institute Certificate Program in Contemplative Psychotherapy.

    About Happy Talk (2012)
    "Central to Buddhist belief is the alleviation of suffering - with the end result a form of happiness. Central to our founding fathers’ belief was the inalienable right to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. But do these two expressions of Enlightened thought mean the same thing? Join us as we explore that theme in this series of on-stage conversations between personalities and experts." - Tim McHenry, Director of Public Programs and Performance

    About the Speaker

    Jeffrey B. Rubin Ph.D practices psychotherapy and teaches meditation in New York City and Bedford Hills, New York. He is considered one of the leading integrators of the Western psychotherapeutic and eastern meditative traditions. A Sensei in the Rinzai Zen lineage and the creator of meditative psychotherapy, Jeffrey is the author of “Meditative Psychotherapy,” “Practicing Meditative Psychotherapy,” "The Art of Flourishing," "Psychotherapy and Buddhism," "The Good Life" and "A Psychoanalysis for Our Time." Dr. Rubin has taught at various universities, psychoanalytic institutes and Buddhist and yoga centers. He lectures around the country and has given workshops at the United Nations, the Esalen Institute, and the 92nd Street Y. His pioneering approach to psychotherapy and Buddhism has been featured in The New York Times Magazine.