Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine

Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA 18015

T: 610-332-3378

ArtsQuest LGBT Film Festival

Sep 17
SteelStacks, Bethlehem, PA 7:30 PM


On Sept. 17, the LGBT Film Series will show “Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine,” which tells the story of University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard, who was tragically murdered in October 1998. The film has won numerous honors, including Best Film at the Cleveland International Film Festival and Best Documentary at the Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival. The film series will also present the short films “Gay Pioneers” and “The Next Stop” on Sept. 30, followed by a talkback with “Gay Pioneers” Executive Producer Malcolm Lazin and Adrian Shanker, Executive Director of the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center.


Designed to raise awareness of LGBT Issues, the LGBT Film Series is made possible thanks to the support of TD Bank, as well as Pride of the Lehigh Valley and Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center.


Tickets for each film are $10 regular admission, $8 for ages 60 and older and $7.50 for ArtsQuest Members.

Tickets for all films are on sale now at and 610-332-3378.


The Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas are located in the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. For more information on the series and films, visit