As a "blast from the past," Frameline screened Fun Down There, a film from the first year I attended this festival. Unfortunately, the film has not aged well. Buddy, an ingenu farmboy from Trumansburg, New York, moves to New York City to explore being gay. There are a few fun moments, but overall Fun Down There is a painful reminder of just how far we've come from the early days when a half-baked amateurish flick could be considered a "gem." Recommended only for historical interest.
Fun Down There, dir. Roger Stigliano, 1989 USA, 89 min.
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