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Film relives first mass US college shooting

In 1966, an infamous act of gun violence in Austin, Texas, left 16 people dead and more than three dozen wounded.

A documentary about the University of Texas tower shootings has been making an impact at the SxSW film festival in Austin.

The film arrives amid controversy in the state over a soon-to-be-implemented law that will enable students to carry firearms into the classroom.

Unusually the documentary, called Tower, relies largely on animation to tell a story that some involved with the film hope will sway opinion.

Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.

  • 17 Mar 2016
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