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Howard Brookner

From Burroughs to Uncle Howard: An Interview with Aaron Brookner

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.30.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The new documentary Uncle Howard is an inspired compilation of recovered footage, interviews, a story of discovery by Aaron Brookner, a filmmaker who ...

From Burroughs to Uncle Howard: An Interview with Aaron Brookner

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The new documentary Uncle Howard is an inspired compilation of recovered footage, interviews, a story of discovery by Aaron Brookner, a filmmaker who ...

Here's Madonna As You've Never Seen Her Before

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.14.2016 | Queer Voices

A brunette Madonna shimmies in this exclusive clip from “Uncle Howard,” the new documentary about the life of avant-garde New York filmmaker Howar...

The Berlinale Diaries 2016: Redefining What Love Is, at the Movies

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.13.2017 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Berlin, so far, has been cathartic for me. I've watched a movie, The Dreamed Ones by Ruth Beckermann, that reinvents the idea of romance and takes it to a cerebral level, thus suggesting the concept that in order to love, we don't have to be next to a person, it's enough to feel them to carry them in our heart.

Kristin Stewart at the New York Film Critics Circle: Moving Toward Oscars, or Not?

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.06.2017 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Stewart found the Best Supporting Actress honor unexpected, given the movie Clouds of Sils Maria came out a year ago, but acknowledged that her work with Olivier Assayas was important to her because he was one of those directors able to "pull it out of me," even though she is a global star of popcorn movies.

Lila Shapiro

Brad Gooch Takes On Love, Loss And Life In New York City In Beautiful Memoir

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In the first chapter of writer Brad Gooch’s new book Smash Cut, a vivid and searing memoir of gay bohemian life in New York City in the '70s and '80...

New Memoir Goes Inside The AIDS Panic Of 1980s New York City

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Brad Gooch had moved back to New York's Chelsea neighborhood with his current partner, HuffPost's own Rev. Paul Raushenbush, when memories of his time...

Burroughs: The Movie Returns to The New York Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The movie, thought lost, is making its comeback through the efforts of Howard Brookner's nephew, filmmaker Aaron Brookner.

Jaweed Kaleem

Why Nephew Created A Facebook Profile In His Dead Uncle's Name

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 12.14.2012 | Religion

Howard Brookner joined Facebook Nov. 25, nearly seven months and 54 years after he was born. His page has a photo of the film director at 25, sitt...

William Burroughs's Movie Restored, With Your Help

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 12.01.2012 | Arts

In 1989, Howard Brookner died of AIDS in Manhattan. The talented "downtown" New York filmmaker was only 34 years old, although he already had three so...