NLC Offers Private Screening of DETROPIA

April 16, 2013
5:00pm Eastern Time
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In collaboration with the award-wining filmmakers, Active Voice (, Detroit Public Television (, and the Independent Television Service ( — the National League of Cities ( is offering an exclusive online screening of the documentary film DETROPIA.

Following the film, there will be an online discussion featuring the views and opinions from Detroit locals and leaders in municipal government.

Questions may be directed to James Brooks ( of the National League of Cities.

Video Description

Coming to Independent Lens: Sundance Award Winner Detropia

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.

85min 25sec


  • Steve G

    Innovation & Business Development Manager at ITVS

  • Active Voice (Nicole W.)

  • James

  • Rachel

  • Active Voice (Sahar)

  • Robin

  • Steve

  • Stephen

  • Sean


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The views and opinions expressed in this online screening are those of the presenters and participants, and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of ITVS, public broadcasting, or any entities hosting the screening.