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Patrick Gagliardi '74

Former Michigan State Representative

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Title: Detropia
Movie ID: VT6256
Movie Number: 6256
Description: Detroit's story has encapsulated the iconic narrative of America over the last century: the Great Migration of African Americans escaping Jim Crow; the rise of manufacturing and the middle class; the love affair with automobiles; the flowering of the American dream; and now . . . the collapse of the economy and the fading American mythos. With its vivid, painterly palette and haunting score, Detropia sculpts a dreamlike collage of a grand city teetering on the brink of dissolution. The film's soulful pragmatists and stalwart philosophers strive to make ends meet and make sense of it all, refusing to abandon hope. Their grit and pluck embody the spirit of the Motor City as it struggles to survive post-industrial America and begins to envision a radically different future.
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Part: 0
Time: 91
Department: Humanities
Call Number: F574.D487 D48 2013
At LSSU: Y

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