Detropia (post-screening discussion)

Detroit was the birthplace of the middle class, an industrial utopia where anyone who worked hard enough could experience the American dream. Today, Detroit is on the brink of bankruptcy. How the Motor City reboots itself will set the example for countless other post-industrial cities with similar fates.

Festival: 2012

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