In the early 20th century, Detroit was the fastest growing city in the world. Over the past decade, it has become one of the fastest declining.
DETROPIA is a powerful film displaying the present state of Detroit. Considering the films perspective of the struggles within the auto industry, it can be a polarizing film. However, most will agree that some of the problems Detroit faces, can be seen in many former manufacturing towns and cities across the country.
Union City has been adjusting to declining industry for 30 years. As you'll see in this film, we've been lucky to have time to adjust.
DETROPIA is currently streaming on Netflix. It can also be seen Monday, May 27th, at 10:00pm, on PBS.