Based on the true story of openly gay college student Matthew Shepard killed in an act of a hate crime by senseless violence and such cruelty that attracted global attention.Matthew's tragic death back in 1998 soon has changed the whole world forever.
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Michael David Dunn
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Nathan A. Barbour,
MATT SHEPARD IS A FRIEND OF MINE is a film about the Matthew Shepard behind the headlines. An honest and intimate portrait of Matt as he is remembered by those who knew him, it is the story of loss, love, and grief that does not go away. As such, the film will provide a proxy for a wide variety of people and communities to experience first hand the devastation of intolerance, the power of love, and the beauty of compassion.Written by
Doesn't really tell us anything we haven't known about the case, but then again, I don't think great documentaries' primary aim should be just to inform. It does remind me a lot of Dear Zachary, just in that the personal approach from the filmmaker shines through, and it makes the emotion that much more powerful. It's a lovely film, perhaps not anything we haven't seen before, but a beautiful one nonetheless. It also marks the beginning of what is hopefully a great career for a new documentarian, showing her skill in composing such a delicate, sensitive subject in film form. Really heartbreaking and tragic, be prepared to bring tissues because it doesn't go lightly.
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