This is the documentary about Flint that you need to watch

By Mashable
2018.03.03. 14:29
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Two years ago, most of the country hadn’t heard of Flint, MI.

I grew up about 30 minutes from the southeast Michigan town, and even then it was ubiquitous only for its proximity. Going to the movies? I-75 north toward Flint. The University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Dearborn, or Flint? Over time, Flint fell into disrepair, synonymous with poverty, poor infrastructure, and insurmountable struggle, yet even this was eclipsed by the shadow of Detroit, an hour away and with its own promising future snuffed out as the 20th century closed.

In the 1980s, Flint boasted one of the highest average household incomes in the nation. Today it’s one of the lowest. But the city’s journey is still unfolding; it caught the attention of filmmakers Zackary Canepari and Drea Cooper, who passed through while making the documentary T-REX, who returned along with co-director Jessica Dimmock to explore the city further. Read more...More about Entertainment, Television, Netflix, Police, and Documentary...



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