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Uncle Howard

The loss of a potent filmmaker to AIDS in 1989, New York City, leaves his young nephew, Aaron, inspired to make films. 25 years later the city is long gone as an affordable home for radical artists following waves of gentrification. Aaron investigates into the mystery of who his favorite uncle really was, leading to an astounding discovery of film unveiling the New York his uncle left to be discovered. Premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2016.

Directed by

Aaron Brookner

Produced by

Paula Vaccaro, Co-producer Sara Driver, Executive Producer Jim Jarmusch