- Audience Award for Narrative Feature: The Heart Exposed
- Audience Award for Documentary Feature: Out in Suburbia
- Audience Award for Short: Ray’s Male Heterosexual Dance Hall
- Audience Award for Video: Out on Four
Frameline13 (1989) Films
Gently Down the Stream is constructed from fourteen dreams taken from eight years' worth of my journals. The text is scratched directly on to the film so that you hear your own voice as you read. The accompanying images of women, water, animals, and saints were chosen for their indirect but potent correspondence to the text.
Eight years after Taxi zum Klo, Frank is back, and his life is anything but under control. He is still madly in love with men; he's always short on money; and he has just been tied up and robbed by a hustler. On top of everything, his mother thinks it's high time he kissed his idle ways goodbye and started thinking about holy matrimony...
It was the film that shocked and delighted audiences the world over. It was seized by US Customs, restricted to screenings in private clubs in London and Paris and terrified the Mary Whitehouse establishment. Welcome to the aftermath of Frank Ripploh — school teacher, film director, and insatiable sex addict!