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

30 Sep The Brighter Shore

For a decade, basically my 20’s, almost all of my creative energy went into playing in a band called sleepyhead*. At the same time I also did a lot of photography and began to make films, but that work was all related to the band and the music scene I was a part of. We never made money...

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05 Aug Evidence

I posted two articles to the “All The Rage” facebook page yesterday. One was about a New York Times article that called into question the practice of performing certain types of back surgeries when the data that exists suggests that it is no better than a placebo. The other was a first person article by a doctor...

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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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