The Fisher Building, which has hosted a half-pipe and various photo exhibits this year, has another addition to its Beacon Project. The United States of Detroit, a documentary by Tylor Norwood, will be screened on June 21 in the legendary theatre. It will be the first time in 30 years that the Fisher Theatre has hosted a film screening.
The screening will have a Q & A afterwards with Norwood, jouralists Soledad O’Brien and Miles O’Brien, and members of the cast. An after party will be held at Z’s Villa.
The documentary highlight’s Detroit’s struggles in the past and future resurgence and potential, with an emphasis on community projects that encourage people to create. Featured in the film will be the nonprofit BLVD Harambe, the story Pastor Barry Randolph, and interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Stephen Henderson and Alexis Wiley, chief of staff for Mayor Mike Duggan.
The screening will be June 21 at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased here.