AWARDS & HONORS

For MATT SHEPARD IS A FRIEND OF MINE, a film by Michele Josue

  • Daytime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Special Class Special" - 2016
  • Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival’s Audience Award for Favorite Documentary - 2015
  • Outview Film Festival’s Jury Award for Best Documentary - 2015
  • Emerge Film Festival’s Best Documentary Award - 2015
  • Side by Side LGBT International Film Festival’s Bobik Award for Best Film - 2014
  • Out on Film-Atlanta LGBT Film Festival’s Jury Award for Best Documentary - 2014
  • North Louisiana Gay & Lesbian Film Festival’s Audience Award for Best Documentary - 2014
  • Kansas City LGBT Film Festival’s Celebration of Courage Award for Documentary - 2014
  • Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival’s Audience Award for Best Documentary - 2014
  • Cleveland International Film Festival’s Roxanne T. Mueller Audience Choice Award for Best Film - 2014
  • Cleveland International Film Festival’s Greg Gund Standing Up Award - 2014
  • International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) Top 20 Audience Favorite - 2013

For Michele Josue

  • Selected for International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam’s World Documentary Exchange filmmaker program - 2013
  • The Reel Affirmation Film Festival’s Keith Clark & Barry Becker Filmmaker Award - 2011