Motor City Struggles Resonate at Sundance Premiere

By Steve Goldbloom, reporting for PBS and BTB at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival
Posted on January 22, 2012

The ITVS-funded documentary Detropia held its worldwide premiere on Saturday at the Temple Theatre in Park City. Watch below, as Co-Directors Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing discuss the film and recount their Sundance experience. BTB will be rolling several video reports from the festival throughout the week.


Detropia artfully displays the rapid decline of a once thriving American city. On the brink of bankruptcy, the filmmakers and loyal citizens profiled in the feature, suggest the feeling that as goes Detroit, so goes the nation.

Congratulations to the filmmakers and keep an eye on BTB this week for more video updates from the festival.

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