Detropia - The Art of Recovery
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Screening begins at 9PM Central Time, NOV 19.
We are showing the full-length award winning feature, DETROPIA. Join us for a live chat:
Featuring: DAKARAI CARTER, Detroit Summer. LUISA DANTAS, Land of Opportunity. MARQUIS HERRING, YouthVille Detroit. JEANETTE LEE, Allied Media Project. JENNENE WHITFIELD, Heidelberg Project. OSCAR ZALAYA, Wayne State University Department of Communication.
TOPIC 1: THE STATE OF DETROIT
- What will bankrupcy mean for Detroit?
- What has changed for Detroit in the past year?
- Detroit has a new mayor.
TOPIC 2: THE ART OF RECOVERY
- Can the arts revitalize a city?
- Are artists/the arts perceived as building community, or advancing gentrification?
- A Vision for the City - Inspiring stories from Detroit.
National Endowment for the Arts
Allied Media Projects
Next City Project
Wayne State University Department of Communication
National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture
ITVS and PBS
Can the Motor City rise from its ashes? There is a growing feeling that as Detroit goes, so goes the nation. This film tells the dramatic story of a city and its most innovative people who refuse to leave the building, even as the flames are rising.
- Michon Boston
National Engagement Consultant, ITVS
- Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz
Program and Communications Director, National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC)
- Luisa Dantas
Director, Producer, Editor, Land of Opportunity
- Jeanette Lee
Co-Director, Allied Media Projects
- Jenenne Whitfield
Executive Director/ One & Only, The Detroit Heidelberg Project
- Marquis Herring
Publicist & Radio Consultant, Radio & TV Broadcast Instructor, YouthVille Detroit
- Oscar Zelaya
Oscar Zelaya is graduate student at Wayne State University. He lives in Southwest Detroit where he was raised and has worked as a community organizer and youth advocate. He is currently working on pre-production for his first feature film.
- Dakarai Carter
Adult Coordinator for Detroit Summer
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