The first narrative feature film made about AIDS, acclaimed independent filmmaker Arthur Bressan Jr’s (PASSING STRANGERS, ABUSE) BUDDIES is an intensely personal study of love, death, and the need for activism during the earliest years of the AIDS crisis. Structured like a filmed play, BUDDIES would be Bressan’s final film, as he too would fall victim to AIDS barely two years after its completion. Nearly impossible to see following its brief theatrical release and never officially released on home video, BUDDIES makes its home video debut, newly restored from its long lost 16mm negative, from Vinegar Syndrome.
Region free Blu-ray/DVD combo
Newly scanned and restored in 2k from 16mm camera negative
Video interview with Co-Star David Schachter
Video interview with Film Historian Thomas Waugh
Original theatrical trailer
Archival still/production article gallery
Reversible cover artwork
English SDH subtitles
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