Showing 1 - 6 of 6 titles with a criteria of Subject is Detroit
The car industry moved away to low-wage countries and over a million citizens left the city: ‘Motown’ became ‘Ghost town’. Barber Shop Detroit tells the story of nostalgia and pride against a background of economic recession.
First Hand Films | 2017 | 26 minutes
Narrated by Martin Sheen, Brothers On The Line is an award-winning documentary feature exploring the extraordinary journey of the Reuther brothers — prolific union organizers who led an army of laborers into an epic struggle for social justice.
Bullfrog Films | 2011 | 81 minutes
Academy Award-shortlisted for Best Documentary, the film is a vivid portrait of Detroit, America's first major post-industrial city, as it struggles to deal with the consequences of a broken economic system.
Bullfrog Films | 2012 | 86 minutes
A film about the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, which was, 'in many respects the most significant expression of black radical thought and activism in the 1960s.' - Manning Marable, Prof. of History, Columbia Univ.
Icarus Films | 1970 | 55 minutes
In the '70s and early '80s Detroit was the site of an unusual development in U.S. urban politics, as voters elected two socialists to citywide office. The film examines these people against the backdrop of a city in extreme economic crisis.
Icarus Films | 1980 | 55 minutes
Detroiters are reinventing the old Motor City as a vibrant new self-sustaining and human-scaled city for a post industrial world. This title has one or more clips.
Bullfrog Films | 2012 | 52 minutes