{"id":4103553220,"title":"Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine (screening)","handle":"matthew-shepard-is-a-friend-of-mine-screening","description":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/files\/ALA-logo-color-correct-400-150COPY_large.png?v=1490648657\" alt=\"\" width=\"131\" height=\"31\"\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWINNER American Library Association’s 2017 Notable Videos for Adults\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDirected by:\u003c\/strong\u003e Michele Josue\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong style=\"line-height: 1.5;\"\u003eProduced by\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.5;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.5;\"\u003e: Liam McNiff \u0026amp; Michele Josue\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.5; color: #000000;\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"line-height: 1.5;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"line-height: 1.5;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eReleased:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2015\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"line-height: 1.5;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRunning Time:\u003c\/strong\u003e 89 min Theatrical Version \u0026amp; 40 min Classroom Version\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"line-height: 1.5;\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLanguage:  \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eEnglish with Spanish \u0026amp; Mandarin Subtitles \u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/files\/220px-Closed_captioning_symbol.svg_icon_large.png?14110932601607983248\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSubjects:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/collections\/biographical\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eBiographical\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/collections\/human-rights\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eHuman Rights\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/collections\/lgbt-gender-studies\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eLGBTQ \u0026amp; Gender Studies \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEducational Package includes: \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eTheatrical Trailer, Shepard’s Statement To The Court, \u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.4;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.4;\"\u003eMatthew Shepard Foundation Video: Combating Hate And Bullying In Lexington, Kentucky, Classroom Mini Unit By Big Picture Instructional Design (PDF \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.4;\"\u003eAvailable For Computer Download On This Disc), and Special Message from Judy and Dennis Shepard. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.4; color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/matthew-shepard-is-a-friend-of-mine-educational\" title=\"Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine - educational link\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/files\/Edu_large.png?13357344512673437620\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.4; color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eOn October 7, 1998, University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and tied to a fence and left to die because he was gay. Years later, Michele Josue, a close friend of Matt's, revisits the shocking case with never-before-seen photos, rare video footage, as Shepard's all-too-brief life is remembered through the vivid testimonies of those who knew him best. New revelations emerge in one of the most notorious hate crimes in US history, leading to a searing, poignant, and multi-layered biographical and sociological portrait. In the end, the notion of forgiveness--embodied in the moving and courageous final act of Shepard's parents--takes on truly heroic proportions.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003ciframe src=\"https:\/\/player.vimeo.com\/video\/152214198?color=ffffff\u0026amp;title=0\u0026amp;byline=0\u0026amp;portrait=0\" webkitallowfullscreen=\"\" mozallowfullscreen=\"\" allowfullscreen=\"\" frameborder=\"0\" height=\"281\" width=\"500\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/vimeo.com\/152214198\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eMatthew Shepard Is a Friend of Mine (Trailer)\u003c\/a\u003e from \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/vimeo.com\/collectiveeyefilms\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eCollective Eye Films\u003c\/a\u003e on \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/vimeo.com\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eVimeo\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/files\/Laurels_Image_large.png?8594487957961774092\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eReviews \/ Quotes:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“'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.\" -RogerEbert.com\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“A tender reconstruction of personal loss.\" -The New York Times\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\"Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine' seeks to restore Shepard's humanity to his name, to tell the story of the person who was murdered for being who he was.\" -Slate\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\"The film is enough to prompt soul-searching among parents, educators and the LGBT community on how to provide adequate guidance and support for LGBT youths.\" -Los Angeles Times\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\"Long-in-coming doc offers an intensely personal look behind the headlines.\"- Hollywood Reporter\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\"This remarkable film is a tearjerker in a good way, with director Josue assembling a collage of key moments in Matt's all-too-brief life that carries the emotional punch of a great novel.\" -Bay Area Reporter\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\"Josue's film is sensitive and personal...Her journey to and discovery of Wyoming - a place she had never been before Shepard's funeral in Casper - is as compelling a component in the film as details of the killing and trial.\" -San Francisco 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charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/files\/ALA-logo-color-correct-400-150COPY_large.png?v=1490648657\" alt=\"\" width=\"131\" height=\"31\"\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWINNER American Library Association’s 2017 Notable Videos for Adults\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDirected by:\u003c\/strong\u003e Michele Josue\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong style=\"line-height: 1.5;\"\u003eProduced by\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.5;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.5;\"\u003e: Liam McNiff \u0026amp; Michele Josue\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.5; color: #000000;\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"line-height: 1.5;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"line-height: 1.5;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eReleased:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2015\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"line-height: 1.5;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRunning Time:\u003c\/strong\u003e 89 min Theatrical Version \u0026amp; 40 min Classroom Version\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"line-height: 1.5;\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLanguage:  \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eEnglish with Spanish \u0026amp; Mandarin Subtitles \u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/files\/220px-Closed_captioning_symbol.svg_icon_large.png?14110932601607983248\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSubjects:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/collections\/biographical\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eBiographical\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/collections\/human-rights\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eHuman Rights\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/collections\/lgbt-gender-studies\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eLGBTQ \u0026amp; Gender Studies \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEducational Package includes: \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eTheatrical Trailer, Shepard’s Statement To The Court, \u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.4;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.4;\"\u003eMatthew Shepard Foundation Video: Combating Hate And Bullying In Lexington, Kentucky, Classroom Mini Unit By Big Picture Instructional Design (PDF \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.4;\"\u003eAvailable For Computer Download On This Disc), and Special Message from Judy and Dennis Shepard. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.4; color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/matthew-shepard-is-a-friend-of-mine-educational\" title=\"Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine - educational link\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/files\/Edu_large.png?13357344512673437620\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.4; color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eOn October 7, 1998, University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and tied to a fence and left to die because he was gay. Years later, Michele Josue, a close friend of Matt's, revisits the shocking case with never-before-seen photos, rare video footage, as Shepard's all-too-brief life is remembered through the vivid testimonies of those who knew him best. New revelations emerge in one of the most notorious hate crimes in US history, leading to a searing, poignant, and multi-layered biographical and sociological portrait. In the end, the notion of forgiveness--embodied in the moving and courageous final act of Shepard's parents--takes on truly heroic proportions.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003ciframe src=\"https:\/\/player.vimeo.com\/video\/152214198?color=ffffff\u0026amp;title=0\u0026amp;byline=0\u0026amp;portrait=0\" webkitallowfullscreen=\"\" mozallowfullscreen=\"\" allowfullscreen=\"\" frameborder=\"0\" height=\"281\" width=\"500\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/vimeo.com\/152214198\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eMatthew Shepard Is a Friend of Mine (Trailer)\u003c\/a\u003e from \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/vimeo.com\/collectiveeyefilms\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eCollective Eye Films\u003c\/a\u003e on \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/vimeo.com\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eVimeo\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/files\/Laurels_Image_large.png?8594487957961774092\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eReviews \/ Quotes:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“'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.\" -RogerEbert.com\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“A tender reconstruction of personal loss.\" -The New York Times\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\"Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine' seeks to restore Shepard's humanity to his name, to tell the story of the person who was murdered for being who he was.\" -Slate\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\"The film is enough to prompt soul-searching among parents, educators and the LGBT community on how to provide adequate guidance and support for LGBT youths.\" -Los Angeles Times\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\"Long-in-coming doc offers an intensely personal look behind the headlines.\"- Hollywood Reporter\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\"This remarkable film is a tearjerker in a good way, with director Josue assembling a collage of key moments in Matt's all-too-brief life that carries the emotional punch of a great novel.\" -Bay Area Reporter\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\"Josue's film is sensitive and personal...Her journey to and discovery of Wyoming - a place she had never been before Shepard's funeral in Casper - is as compelling a component in the film as details of the killing and trial.\" -San Francisco Chronicle\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e \u003cspace\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/space\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine (screening)

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WINNER American Library Association’s 2017 Notable Videos for Adults


    • Directed by: Michele Josue
    • Produced by: Liam McNiff & Michele Josue
Released: 2015
Running Time: 89 min Theatrical Version & 40 min Classroom Version
Language:   English with Spanish & Mandarin Subtitles 
Educational Package includes:  Theatrical Trailer, Shepard’s Statement To The Court, Matthew Shepard Foundation Video: Combating Hate And Bullying In Lexington, Kentucky, Classroom Mini Unit By Big Picture Instructional Design (PDF Available For Computer Download On This Disc), and Special Message from Judy and Dennis Shepard. 


On October 7, 1998, University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and tied to a fence and left to die because he was gay. Years later, Michele Josue, a close friend of Matt's, revisits the shocking case with never-before-seen photos, rare video footage, as Shepard's all-too-brief life is remembered through the vivid testimonies of those who knew him best. New revelations emerge in one of the most notorious hate crimes in US history, leading to a searing, poignant, and multi-layered biographical and sociological portrait. In the end, the notion of forgiveness--embodied in the moving and courageous final act of Shepard's parents--takes on truly heroic proportions.

Reviews / Quotes:

“'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." -RogerEbert.com

“A tender reconstruction of personal loss." -The New York Times

"Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine' seeks to restore Shepard's humanity to his name, to tell the story of the person who was murdered for being who he was." -Slate

"The film is enough to prompt soul-searching among parents, educators and the LGBT community on how to provide adequate guidance and support for LGBT youths." -Los Angeles Times

"Long-in-coming doc offers an intensely personal look behind the headlines."- Hollywood Reporter

"This remarkable film is a tearjerker in a good way, with director Josue assembling a collage of key moments in Matt's all-too-brief life that carries the emotional punch of a great novel." -Bay Area Reporter

"Josue's film is sensitive and personal...Her journey to and discovery of Wyoming - a place she had never been before Shepard's funeral in Casper - is as compelling a component in the film as details of the killing and trial." -San Francisco Chronicle

     

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