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Restoration of the 1st feature documentary made about (and with) William S. Burroughs unavailable for decades.
Created by

Aaron Brookner

283 backers pledged $21,360 to help bring this project to life.

Burroughs: The Movie directed by Howard Brookner


Dear backers,

Next week we'll start sending the DVDs, Audio CDs and posters to all of those who pledged for these. Please make sure your address is updated with us before Monday. 

Burroughs: The Movie had a short theatrical run in London last week at the ICA (Institute of Contemporary Art). The room was packed and the Q&A was done with writer Barry Miles and film curator Gareth Evans. We hope there will be a longer and more extensive theatrical run in the US and Europe later in the year. We are working hard to partner with a company to help us do it. We will definitely keep you posted. 

Enjoy the video, it shows never before seen material of Howard's digitised archive showing some behind the scenes of Burroughs: The Movie with Howard in it. 

 Thanks once again for your support,

Kind regards,

Aaron Brookner and team

Aaron Brookner, Tim Lorenz, and 2 more people like this update.


    1. Creator Tim Lorenz on March 14, 2014

      Got the DVD in my postbox today. Thanks a lot :) can't wait to watch it.

      I understand that DVD and poster come in individual mailings?


    2. Creator Jerry Aronson on February 28, 2014

      Hi- Wanted to make sure you has the correct mailing address so please email me at:
      This really exciting and I cannot wait to see the new film!

    3. Creator Aaron Brookner on February 28, 2014

      Hi Brett, We had no idea either until we found the archive and heard it :) Thanks for your support. We hope you enjoy the film's return and look forward to deliver Smash the Control Machine, Howard Brookner and The Western Lands in 2015.

    4. Creator Brett Thornton on February 28, 2014

      Great news, can't wait to receive them and I also can't wait for Smash The Control Machine to come out. I had no idea Howard had planned on continuing the Burroughs film.