Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine
Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine is a powerful feature documentary about Matthew Shepard, the gay young man who was tortured and murdered in one of the most notorious hate crimes in U.S. history. Directed by Michele Josue, a close friend of Shepard’s, the film revisits the shocking case with never-before-seen photos, rare video footage, and new revelations about Shepard’s all-too-brief life.
An intimate portrait of Matthew Shepard, the gay young man murdered in one of the most notorious hate crimes in U.S. history. Framed through a personal lens, it’s the story of loss, love, and courage in the face of unspeakable tragedy.
“A moving eulogy to a life lost but not forgotten.” -IndieWire
A Must See … We can never forget and we must keep fighting!
- 2.0 Dolby Digital
- Widescreen 1.78:1
- English with Closed caption for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired
“This heartbreaking documentary should be shown in every high school and college-and everywhere intolerance is suspected.” –by Graham Fuller, DAILY NEWS
“Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine is a great documentary…This film doesn’t just revisit an atrocity, it moves through it, and finds meaning in it.” -by Matt Zoller Seitz, ROGER EBERT.COM
“A tender reconstruction of personal loss.” – The NEW YORK TIMES