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Gradually, Then Suddenly: The Bankruptcy of Detroit

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In 2013, Detroit found itself on the brink of disaster and filed for the largest Chapter 9 bankruptcy in United States history. But what seemed like a solution actually pitted passionate Motor City citizens against outside forces as the state attempted to sever pensions, reduce services, and even sell off fine art to cover their debts.
  • Year
  • Runtime
    92 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Premiere
    Cleveland Premiere
  • Director
    Sam Katz, James McGovern
  • Producer
    Sam Katz, James McGovern, Chastity Pratt, Nathan Bomey
  • Cinematographer
    Jeff Sukes
  • Editor
    James McGovern, Jonanthan Kohl