Film FOCUS, an Independent Film Festival at Main Library: Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine

Category: Film & Movies

Event Date:

Monday, November 10, 2014


6:15 pm - 8:15 pm


Main Library
325 Michigan
Toledo, OH 43604

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Event Details:
Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine (USA, Documentary) will be showing at the Main Library on Monday, November 10 at 6:15 pm. All Film FOCUS showcases are FREE and open to the public and are recommended for adults: some films may contain strong language, sexual content or violence. These films are not subject to rating by the Motion Picture Association of America. Free parking is available in Main Library's underground parking garage. 

A powerful feature documentary about Matthew Shepard, a 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 Shepards’, the film revisits the shocking case with never-before-seen photos, rare video footage, and new revelations about Shepard's all-too-brief life.

Greg Gund Memorial Standing Up Award ? Cleveland International Film Festival
Official Selection ? Mill Valley Film Festival
Official Selection - International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam

Official Selection - Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival

Visit the official website for more information.  

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