The Hard Truth: New Documentary Cinema
dir. Travis Wilkerson
In 1946, S. E. Branch, a white man, murdered Bill Spann, a black man, in Alabama.

Years later, director Travis Wilkerson, Branch’s great-grandson, sets out to unravel the murder mystery that has become hidden family lore. He encounters obstacle upon obstacle, including destroyed records and difficult silences, and is accused of bringing shame upon the family by shaking up old trouble nobody wants. (2017, 90 min, digital)

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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support.

YBCA programs are made possible in part by: The James Irvine Foundation.

Additional funding for YBCA programs: National Endowment for the Arts, Abundance Foundation, Grosvenor, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Lead Image: Travis Wilkerson, Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? (2017); Courtesy Grasshopper Films.