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Mon July 1, 2013

'Detropia' to air on PBS 'Independent Lens'

 

Credit Flickr/Kyle SchultzThe film focuses on three Detroit residents with varying backgrounds and experiences.Edit | Remove

The decline of Detroit and the struggle of people hoping for a brighter future in the Motor City is the focus of the documentary “Detropia," from the makers of the Oscar-nominated “Jesus Camp."

           

“Detropia” was released last year and made a splash at the Sundance Film Festival and Boston’s Independent Film Festival.

           

WKAR-TV will air the film tonight at 10 p.m. as part of the PBS program “Independent Lens."

Current State’s Scott Pohl talked with Heidi Ewing, the co-director and co-producer of “Detropia.

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