Autoluminescent: Rowland S. Howard

Australia (MIFF 2011 , Backbeat)
Directors: Lynn-Maree Milburn, Richard Lowenstein

“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.

Co-directed by Richard Lowenstein (Dogs in Space) and Lynn-Maree Milburn 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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