Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine Synopsis
About Matthew Shepard, the gay young man who was tortured and murdered in one of the most notorious hate crimes in U.S. history.
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Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine

By RLeuze
This is a wonderful film. Many remember the horrible details of the savage murder of 21-year-old college student Matthew Shepard, a 1998 hate crime that caught the attention of worldwide media. But...

Powerfully moving

By rickaldrich
Very powerful documentary of the events surrounding the life of Matt Shepard leading ultimately to his horrific beating death. Interwove the details from several perspectives to provide a moving and...

A Must See Movie of a Tragic Page of History

By Ron Hoffman
Putting a face and background of this young man's journey make the story even more tragic. But, the message is clear: Hatred of another human for their sexual orientation (or race or religion or...

Beautifully Dipicted Rememberance

By Mbodholdt
A sometimes hard to watch must see. You'll laugh and cry, but we must remember. Matt's murder did not happen in vein. He and his family have changed America and quite possibly the world....

Beautifully Made Personal Documentary

By levinkigon
Loved this very personal piece of film-making. This is a documentary about Matthew Shepard, the brutally murdered gay college student made by a close personal friend of his from his high school days....

Matt Shepard is a friend of mine

By notoole366
Very well put together, Moving story ....

An in-depth look

By laurie215
When Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten & killed in Wyoming for being gay, his quiet and brief life was skimmed over in headlines except for the fact that he was a gay man. In the 17 years since his...

Must see film!!!

By lindakarn
I LOVED this film! This is one of those films that will be in the film archives for one of the best films regarding LGBT equality, forgiveness, and our humanity. Matt Shepard Is A Friend of Mine...

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What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Moving documentary brings hate-crime victim to life.
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