Film Premiere of Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine
In association with Embassy of the United States of America, in recognition of US Pride month, the National Library will present the Australian premiere of Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine.
The 1998 murder and homophobic hate crime of Matthew Shepard made countless headlines around the world, and set the stage for the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law in 2009.
Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine follows director Michele Josue, a close friend of Matt's, as she travels to pivotal locations in Shepard’s life, interviewing other friends and family members, and gaining insight into the life and loss of Matthew Shepard.
This film is yet to be classified - contains adult themes and violence.
This event is free, make sure to book to be guaranteed a space.
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