A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
In 1978, a Kiss concert was an epoch-making event. For the three teen fans in Detroit Rock City getting tickets to the sold-out show becomes the focal point of their existence. They'll do anything for tickets -- compete in a strip club's amateur-night contest, take on religious protesters, even rob a convenience store!
A shy but gentle man named Clifford Skridlow is a professor of comparative literature at the financially-strapped fictional Monroe College in Chicago. A chance encounter with four beautiful women at a restaurant changes his life forever.
After a fundraiser for a black politician is robbed, Detroit police put two detectives, one white and one black, on the case, who try to work together under boiling political pressure.
Soichi Negishi moved to Tokyo to chase his dream of becoming a musician playing stylish, Swedish-style pop. Instead, he finds himself leading the death metal band Detroit Metal City, or DMC, as the costumed and grotesquely made-up "demon emperor" Johannes Krauser II. Although he hates the role and the things he has to do as a member of the band, he has a definite talent for it.
Edzard is on his way from Berlin to Braunschweig to visit his family. During the trip the reason of his visit becomes clear, or doesn't it? During the trip he meets several people, most of them more than once. How this is possible becomes not quite clear until the end.
The plot revolves around three androids: Kara, who escapes the factory she was made in to explore her newfound sentience; Connor, whose job it is to hunt down deviant androids; and Markus, who devotes himself to releasing the androids from servitude.
An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.
The comeback of Detroit is poised to be the greatest turnaround story of American history.
A look at post-industrial Detroit and its burgeoning urban agricultural movement.
"Detroit 48202" examines the rise, demise and contested resurgence of Detroit through the lens of mail carrier Wendell Watkins and the residents he has faithfully served for 30 years. The resilient Detroiters on Wendell’s route share stories of pushing against racial segregation in housing, challenging industrial and political disinvestment and living on reduced pensions as a result of Detroit’s bankruptcy. They also share stories of hope and propose creative ways to re-imagine an inclusive, equitable and productive city. Foregrounding the voices of African-American working class Detroiters, it offers a nuanced and complex understanding of a city at the crossroads.
A documentary exploring the rise and fall of Detroit. Compiling historical footage and interviews with the city's residents, this meditative documentary looks at a city reclaimed by nature and resettled by 21st century urban pioneers.
The sequel to the award-winning short film "Lost in Detroit" picks up with Leah (Maria Wasikowski) looking for a place to park to meet her friends at the Tigers game. Worlds collide as Natalie (Niki Cipriano) and Monica (Michelle Cohl) make their escape and look to Maria for safety. With a gang of deranged lunatics hot on their trail, running through the streets of Detroit looking for anyone who can help is their only hope.
The story of the infamous Purple Gang - a ring of bootleggers, hijackers and killers in 1920's Detroit.
In 1971, the Detroit Police Department begins operating one of the most controversial decoy police units ever created, after one year of operating, Detroit becomes the city with the highest police-civilian fatal shootings as well as the city with the highest police officer deaths.
Gus Linden, former racketeer head of a Detroit local of the United Automobile Workers of America, A.F.L, attempts to destroy his successor, Blair Vicker, so he can put his old rackets back into the auto factories. Vickers fights him off, ultimately winning help from Linden's attractive daughter Barbara and from Joni Calvin, Vickers' moll.
An ambitious Lebanese-American youth is forced to take over his family’s gas station after his father’s death, in this spirited and often hilarious coming-of-age tale from first-time feature director Rola Nashef. (TIFF)
Tony Costas, a brash, obnoxious, sexist and racist Detroit cop who has long since stopped following the rules, gets told that he will have to work with Inspector Fuji, a straightlaced policeman from Japan. Fuji is in Detroit searching for a Japanese engineer who has gone to America with plans for a top secret car part. The pair naturally fail to get along at first, but as the investigation continues, they almost begin to come close to tolerating each other's presence.
A film crew working on a 48 Hour Film project in Detroit goes missing. Some found footage surfaces on a SD card and tells the gruesome tale of what happened to the film crew and actors that fateful day.
Religions have revivals but the Chruch of the Subgenius has devivals. This is a video from the latest one in Detroit. The video itself is basically a stage being filmed. The stage has random bands playing on it , rants and all the goodness you turn to the Subgenii for.
The Motor City, once the Mecca of American auto manufacturing, is making a comeback and classic car builder Adam Genei's leading the charge. Born and bred in Detroit, Adam and his team at Mobsteel turn worn out, rundown rides into full throttle, high-end masterpieces.
Detroit 1-8-7 is an American police procedural series about Detroit's leading homicide unit, created by Jason Richman for ABC. It features an ensemble cast of actors including Michael Imperioli and James McDaniel. The series originally ran on ABC from September 21, 2010 to March 20, 2011. The show's executive producer, David Zabel stated, "This is a crime show but we will explore various nooks and crannies in the communities and within that context there's a lot of opportunity to see what's positive in the city and see what's heroic about the people fighting for what’s best for the city of Detroit." The 1-8-7 of the title is a specific reference to the California Penal Code designation for homicide, which has become a slang term for murder. The Michigan Penal Code designations for the various forms of homicide begin at 750. On May 13, 2011, Detroit 1-8-7 was canceled by ABC. With the cancellation, series creator Jason Richman has said he is pursuing options for the series to continue on cable television, also stating that chances for the move are "slim". The DVD set for the series was released on August 30, 2011.
Part of the "PowerNation" series of syndicated automotive programs, "Detroit Muscle" delights fans of 1960s and '70s era muscle cars -- and the Motor City's latest modern muscle machines -- by detailing step-by-step restoration and modification projects. From fitting a 1967 Galaxy with a 347 turbo to showing how a 50-year-old Mustang can handle like a late-model pony, the show's crew aims to make cars go fast and look pretty.
Autoline Detroit is a weekly television show about automobile industry. Extra contents that did not fit into the television broadcast are also found in the shows web site.
Animal Cops: Detroit is a one-hour American reality television series that premiered in 2002 on Animal Planet. It takes place in Detroit, Michigan, home of the Michigan Humane Society, and focuses on the exploits of five animal cruelty field agents and the staff physicians and animal evaluators at the MHS. The series is one of Animal Planet's top-rated shows; it is part of an "umbrella rotation" of shows known collectively as "Animal Planet Heroes".
Best friends and fledgling ad men Sam and Tim may not have the money, connections or talent that the big guys do, but they have ambition out the wazoo. Together, they’re out to build a local advertising empire and restore their home city of Detroit to its former glory in this new show from executive producers Lorne Michaels and Jason Sudeikis.
Hardcore Pawn is an American reality television series produced by RDF USA and Richard Dominick Productions for truTV about the day-to day operations of American Jewelry and Loan, a family-owned and operated pawn shop in Detroit, Michigan's 8 Mile Road corridor. The series premiered on August 16, 2010, delivering two million viewers, setting a record as truTV's most-watched series premiere ever.