Michael Galinsky

Michael Galinsky is an American indie filmmaker, cinematographer and a partner in the production and distribution company RUMUR. Along with Suki Hawley, he's co-directed several documentaries and has lensed both docs and fictional narratives.

To learn more about this filmmaker, please visit the official website of his company RUMUR.

Watch Streaming Films By Michael Galinsky:


Who Took Johnny (2014)
Battle For Brooklyn (2011)
Code 33 (2005)
Horns and Halos (2002)
Lee Hazlewood in New York (2000)
Radiation (1998)


2014 Arizona Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup
The 7th annual Arizona Underground Film Festival will screen a smorgasbord of cult flicks, horror movies, comedies and provocative documentaries… Read More…
2014 Chicago Underground Film Festival: Award Winners
The 21st annual Chicago Underground FIlm Festival, which ran April 2-6 at the Logan Theatre, has announced their list of award winners. The three panel jury included Brian Chankin, Alison Cuddy and Mike Everleth
2014 Chicago Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup
The 21st annual Chicago Underground Film Festival will screen Usama Alshaibi’s latest documentary American Arab, plus Who Took Johnny; Shadow Zombie; short films by Jodie Mack, Kent Lambert and lots more.
Filmmaker Discussion: Streaming vs. DVD
Independent filmmakers, including Dominic Deacon, Nathan Wrann and Bob Moricz, engage in a lively and spirited discussion on the future of digital distribution.
Who Took Johnny To Help Missing And Exploited Children
Rumur Films is committed to making socially relevant and activist films. Their latest documentary, Who Took Johnny, examines the issue of missing children in America.
Streaming: Battle For Brooklyn
The residents of Brooklyn have to fight the city and greedy developers looking to tear down a beloved neighborhood to make way for a basketball stadium surrounded by enormous skyscrapers.
2012 Revelation Perth International Film Festival: Official Lineup
The 15th annual Revelation Perth International Film Festival will hold a retrospective of Jeff Keen’s films, live performances by Crispin Glover, the doc Battle for Brooklyn and more awesome stuff.
Michael Galinsky Named 2012 Guggenheim Fellow
Filmmaker Michael Galinsky has been named one of thirteen Guggenheim Fellows in film and video for 2012 and will use his grant towards the film Conception.
2011 Movie Of The Year: Profane
The Underground Film Journal’s 2011 Movie of the Year pick is Usama Alshaibi’s Profane, a spectacular triumph of uncompromising vision, extreme daring and intimate personal expression.
Oscar Doc Shortlist: Battle For Brooklyn
Battle for Brooklyn, the epic documentary by Michael Galinsky and Suki Hawley, has made the Oscar doc shortlist for 2011.