Detroit Wild City

A film by Florent Tillon

Florent Tillon’s film begins with familiar but inevitably arresting images of Detroit’s decay into postapocalyptic pastoralism, but doesn’t end there. While most cinematic pilgrims have portrayed the Motor City as a giant canvas onto which they project their outsider fantasies, The obligatory urban tour of empty factories and the abandoned Michigan Central station quickly gives way to a contemplative, nuanced discussion of what futures might actually be possible.

 

Technical Information

Production Year
2010
Country of Production
France
Language
English
Running Time
80 mins

Past Screenings (since April 2nd, 2009)

Saturday, Apr 14, 2012
9:15pm
Friday, Apr 13, 2012
5:00pm

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