The Laramie Project
The true story of an American town in the wake of the murder of Matthew Shepard.
A heart-wrenching and powerful docudrama adaptation of the play of the same name. An impressive cast list give life to a tale about a town consumed after the events of a murder of young gay man.
Don't you just really hate it when movies have that hot button subject matter that requires you to feel one way or another about it and, in doing so, to construct such a perspective on the matter that you have no choice but to grab each of your friends by the arm and really, just...share the passion? Me too. Here, taking a sorely needed opportunity to address the attitude of small town folk towards those different from them (namely homosexuals), The Laramie Project misses another opportunity to do so without resorting to grandstanding, preachiness or the sudden, uncontrollable casting of an entire fleet of well-known indie actors to do their own little version of that "arm grabbin' passion sharing" I…