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UNCLE HOWARD

by Aaron Brookner

synopsis

Uncle Howard is an intertwining tale of past and present. New York filmmaker Howard Brookner died of AIDS in 1989, while making his breakthrough Hollywood movie. His body of work, which captured the late 70s and early 80s cultural revolution, was buried in William S. Burroughs’ bunker for 30 years. Now in a personal journey, his nephew Aaron unearths Howard's filmmaking legacy and the memory of everything he was.

international title: Uncle Howard
original title: Uncle Howard
working title: Smash the Control Machine
country: United States, United Kingdom
sales agent: ICM Partners [US]
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Aaron Brookner
film run: 96'
screenplay: Aaron Brookner
cinematography by: Gregg de Domenico, André Döbert
film editing: Masahiro Hirakubo
music: Jozef Van Wissem
producer: Paula Vaccaro
co-producer: Sara Driver, Alex Garcia
production: Pinball London Ltd