RUMUR | Michael Galinsky
Rumur, Documentary, Filmmaking, Brooklyn, New York, Video Production, True Crime
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Author: Michael Galinsky

03 Aug DNC Protests

A couple of weeks ago I posted more than a dozen shorts that we have made at various protests over the years. I was prompted to revisit all of those pieces after finishing a short about all of the goings on outside of a Trump rally in Greensboro, NC. I'm now thinking of putting the work together as...

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22 Jul Framing the Fight

As a photographer and filmmaker I think a lot about the import of framing; from physical, intellectual, and emotional perspectives. Often times when I see an image I want to make I will take as many as 15 or 20 shots, moving just ever so slightly until all aspects of the frame harmonize for me. Almost no one...

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21 Jul Sparrow for President

Do you remember when elections were ugly but not yet toxic? Back in 2008 we started to make a documentary about the poet Sparrow's run for the presidency. He runs every 4 years, but it consists of performances like standing on the corner of St. Marks and 2nd Avenue and proclaiming, "Don't vote for me". He also publishes...

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21 Jul Disconnected

Once my band had put our first single we decided to tour. The task of booking fell to me as I was the least employed member of the band. At the time I worked as a bike messenger and PA which gave me a good deal of freedom. In addition I was also a sperm donor. ...

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18 Jul At Least At Last

[caption id="attachment_19940" align="aligncenter" width="2592"] in the woods behind our house where we scattered some of Dad's ashes[/caption] This morning a friend of mine posted a video that I made for a song by my band Sleepyhead. It was a profoundly emotional experience because as time has passed both the song and the images have accrued a great deal of new...

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18 Jul Conventional

[caption id="attachment_19934" align="aligncenter" width="1629"] Sander Hicks exhausted after a day of protest at the Republican National Convention 2000[/caption] 16 years ago I shot at my first convention. We were in Philly for the Republican shindig following around Sander Hicks who was in the process of re-publishing a discredited bio of GW Bush. We didn't think of ourselves as activists but...

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