The Laramie Project


1h 35m 2002

Brief Synopsis

An adaptation of the play by Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project about the brutal 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. The story focuses on the reactions of local citizens in the aftermath of the murder as they are interviewed by the members

Film Details

Also Known As
Laramie Project
Release Date
2002
Location
Denver, Colorado, USA; Laramie, Wyoming, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

An adaptation of the play by Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project about the brutal 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. The story focuses on the reactions of local citizens in the aftermath of the murder as they are interviewed by the members of the theater group who traveled to Laramie in an effort to uncover what such a crime meant to the people, their town and the country.

Film Details

Also Known As
Laramie Project
Release Date
2002
Location
Denver, Colorado, USA; Laramie, Wyoming, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for the 2003 David L. Wolper Producer of the Year Award (Long-Form Television) by the Producers Guild of America (PGA).

Winner of the 2002 award for Best Film Made for Cable TV from the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures.

Aired in United States 2000

Aired in United States February 2002

Aired in United States January 2002

Aired in United States March 9, 2002

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Panorama) February 6-17, 2002.

Began shooting May 2, 2001.

Completed shooting June 14, 2001.