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Glasgow Film Festival
Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?

Sat 24 February 2018

One family’s incendiary history assumes the dimensions of a James Ellroy novel in this intense, hypnotic documentary. In 1946, Travis Wilkerson’s great grandfather S E Branch shot dead a black man called Bill Spann in Dothan, Alabama. It was a case of first-degree murder and yet there is no record of charges ever being filed. Did Branch get away with murder? Wilkerson’s search for answers becomes a wide-ranging film noir-style quest down the lost highways of America’s past, in which a highly personal story grows to reflect a racism that is embedded within the country’s DNA.

Also screening Sun 25, 1.45pm