Coast-to-Coast World Premiere Film Screening: Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine

Thursday, October 03, 2013

The Cathedral is honored to be the location for the East Coast premiere of this new documentary about the life of Matthew Shepard—the same evening as the film’s West Coast premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival ( Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine ( explores the life of Matthew Shepard framed through a personal lens. The film 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 beautiful life and devastating loss of Matthew Shepard.

The screening at the Cathedral will also include an introduction by the director and remarks from Matthew’s parents, Judy and Dennis Shepard.

A limited number of complimentary tickets are available for students. To request student tickets, please send an email to