“BUDDY”— A Dutch Gay Short

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“Buddy”

A Dutch Gay Short

Amos Lassen

A reunion with an ex-lover is never the easiest of situations but when it takes place in an STD Clinic it is even more fraught than usual. Asking someone to hold your hand whilst you take an HIV test after having unprotected sex with someone else infers a level of intimacy that is open to misinterpretation such as an unspoken plea to even start all over again?

Dutch filmmaker Niels Bourgonje touching wee short movie “BUDDY” that he co-wrote with Edwin Goldman was based on a true story and to add to its authenticity was filmed in an actual STD Clinic.

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