Buddy
Niels Bourgonje
The Netherlands 2015, DCP, color, 11 min., OV w/English ST Austrian Premiere

A young man agrees to support his ex lover during an HIV test. Not having seen each other for a while, they are forced to sit together in the waiting room of an STI clinic. What starts out as an awkward conversation soon becomes something more tender. Is there still a chance for reconciliation?

Niels Bourgonje
The writer and director was born in 1980 in Enschede, The Netherlands. He started out as an intern on The Devil’s Double. During pre-production, he wrote and directed his first short film Burn in 2008 which was selected for various international film festivals winning numerous awards. His recent film Order has just been released. Currently he's editing a new short film titled Cell.
Niels also directed commercials and corporate films for companies like Unilever, DSM, PwC, Ziggo, Zilveren Kruis – Achmea, Albert Heijn and ABN Amro.

Filmography (director): Buddy (2015, Short), Noabers (2015, Sshort), Deserted (2015, Short), Rust (2014, Short), Order (2012, Sshort), Burn (2008, Short).

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PROGRAMMSCHIENEN:
06/10 10:00 PM / Filmcasino

DIRECTED BY:
Niels Bourgonje

Written by: Edwin Goldman, Niels Bourgonje.
Director of Photography: Casper Brink.
Edited by: Wietse de Zwart.
With: Daniel Cornelissen, Tobias Nierop.

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