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People sometimes share their stories with us. I woke up to this one today and it was very moving because it reflected what our hopes were for the film- that it would help people to heal- but that it would also be a work of art. Hi Michael, Today I watched your documentary about Dr. Sarno for the second time. Again it...

"All The Rage" had its theatrical premiere at Cinema Village one year ago, on Friday June 23rd, 2017. On that same day, Dr Sarno passed away. It would have been his 94th birthday. It was difficult to do the Q&A's after we found out because it was not yet public knowledge and yet we wanted to let others know. That...

Jonah Lehrer on The Stories We Tell Ourselves from rumur on Vimeo. Making "All The Rage" was a long and winding path. About 6 years into the process, when I was recovering from a second bout of frustration-induced back pain, I stumbled upon an article in Wired Magazine by Jonah Lehrer called, "Why Science is Failing Us". The article was a...

This morning I had a dream in which I was driving but I could barely see over the dashboard and I couldn’t reach the pedals. I had taken the car out of park and I was slowly rolling backwards in a parking spot. I experienced a mild sense of terror that the car was going to hit something, but I...

This morning my wife and I were talking about how people have a tendency to go down the same paths and repeat the same patterns even though we know what a mistake it can be. The unknown can often feel dangerous even though it also contains the possibility of freedom. As we talked I asked her to picture a crossroads. As...

Last night I went to see Geoff Dyer talk about his Winogrand book at Duke. It was a very interesting talk- during which he focused on a set of images of women walking together- as if they were the same women years apart. When I did my mall project I had a crappy camera and an even crappier lens (I...