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REVIEW: UNCLE HOWARD

Most people don’t know the name Howard Brookner. But, some do. And Uncle Howard is about Howard and the people who knew and loved him. It’s a love letter to a man whose light was extinguished, like so many, by AIDS. And it’s an introduction, for many, to a filmmaker whose short life produced some truly remarkable works of art. This journey is led by Aaron Brookner, Howard’s nephew and, himself, a documentary filmmaker. Aaron loved his uncle, and discovered that an enormous amount of footage from Howard’s first film – a documentary about beat poet William S. Burroughs – resides in
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