Autoluminescent: Rowland S. Howard will be presented at the 60th Melbourne International Film Festival – Saturday 30th July 2011.
(Film release date is set for August 2011)
Rowland was Australia’s most unique, gifted and uncompromising guitarist.
– Nick Cave
Guitarist, songwriter and artist Rowland S. Howard was an instrumental figure in the Australian rock scene, particularly renowned for his role in seminal post-punk outfit The Birthday Party. In a career spanning 30 years Howard worked with the best artists of his generation, including Henry Rollins, Lydia Lunch and Ollie Olsen. His was a singular talent, cut short by an untimely death in 2009.
Directed by Richard Lowenstein (Dogs in Space) and featuring interviews with Nick Cave, Henry Rollins, Thurston Moore, Barry Adamson and many more.
Lynn-Maree Milburn and Richard Lowenstein are guests of the Festival.
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