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Did You Wonder Who Fired The Gun?

April 20 - April 29

Who Fired the Gun?

Single Tickets $6     Semester Passes $30     Where Are Films Shown?     Where Can I Park?       Watch the Trailer

“In 1946, my great-grandfather murdered a black man named Bill Spann and got away with it.” So begins Travis Wilkerson’s critically acclaimed documentary, which takes us on a journey through the American South to uncover the truth behind a long ago crime and the societal mores that allowed it to happen. Acting as narrator and guide, Wilkerson spins a strange, frightening tale, incorporating scenes from To Kill a Mockingbird, the music of Janelle Monáe and Phil Ochs, and the story of Rosa Parks’ investigation into the Recy Taylor case, as well as his own family history, for a gripping investigation into our collective past and its echoes into the present day. / 90 min

“An EXTRAORDINARY first-person documentary.” -The New Yorker

CRITIC’S PICK “A scorching and rigorous essay… a passionately political film, aflame with rage…” — A.O. Scott, The New York Times

“It’s hard to experience Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? and not get shivers up your spine. –The Village Voice

Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? is a ONE-OF-A-KIND creation. Wilkerson opens up an uncomfortable discussion on race in America and he doesn’t give himself or the audience an inch of intellectual remove from the topic. Few films can be artful and blunt at the same time, and fewer still are willing to interrogate themselves as thoroughly as their subjects.–NPR

Fri and Sat April 20 and 21
Western  7:30 @ IU Global and International Theater
Did You Wonder Who Fired The Gun?  8pm @ IU Fine Arts Theater

Sun April 22
Did You Wonder Who Fired The Gun?  7pm @ Bear’s Place

Fri and Sat April 27 and 28
The Two of Us 6:30 @ IU Fine Arts
Did You Wonder Who Fired The Gun? 7:30 @ IU Global and International Theater
Western 8:20 @ IU Fine Arts – Last Chance!

Sun April 29
The Two of Us 5:30 @ Bear’s Place
Did You Wonder Who Fired The Gun? 7:45 @ IU Bear’s Place – Last Chance!

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Start:
April 20
End:
April 29