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DETROPIA features Detroiters who refuse to leave the building, even as the flames rise. An engrossing and essential cinematic tapestry.
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Loki Films

886 backers pledged $71,262 to help bring this project to life.



We are in the final week of our campaign and continue to raise contributions that we will use to open the film in more cities. Because of your support we have begun booking cinemas in earnest, including places that just don't get enough of us indies. Meet us in Madison and Pittsburgh folks, cause we are coming! And we could not have done it with out your solidarity and support.

Any Washingtonians who would like a sneak peak before we open in DC (Sept. 14) come see us at Silverdocs Film Festival in Silver Spring MD this Thursday and Friday. Friday's morning screening will be followed by a moderated discussion where we will join some smarty pants policy guys who have ideas about what we can do with places that face the same issues as Detroit. Good stuff. Info and tickets here:

Thank you for passing on our continued quest to open everywhere we can. Pass it on to your friends! Onward! In the meantime enjoy a fall day in Detroit.

Heidi and Rachel 

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    1. Creator Laura Collins on July 13, 2012

      Looking for list of cities to view this film.Please bring to Tulsa, OK -- either Circle Cinema or Tulsa University PLEASE!!!!!!

    2. Creator Loki Films on June 20, 2012

      chicago is on the list. full list soon.

    3. Creator Darek Lane on June 20, 2012

      Hi! Is there a list of all of the cities that you will be showing in thus far? Is Chicago on that list?

    4. Creator Isobel Gee on June 20, 2012

      Bummed I won't be in the States til next year and am missing out on the action. Congrats on surpassing the pledge goal!
      Love and luck from over in Australia!

    5. Creator Steve Bull on June 19, 2012

      This Canuck is gladdened and fascinated by the renaissance - sending my best wishes to all the brave folks in Michigan. Thanks for showing us how Detroit is showing us the way.

      Any chance of a Toronto stop? HotDocs maybe?