WE ARE ALL DETROIT – WHAT STAYS AND WHAT DISAPPEARS by the directing duo Ulrike Franke and Michael Loeken (55th Hof International Film Festival - IHF) is "a cleverly observed, empathetic and multi-layered portrait of two cities in transition” (German Film and Media Rating FBW "Rating particularly valuable"). Theatrical release is Thursday, 12 May 2022.
Bochum and Detroit, two distant cities facing gigantic challenges after the departure of the auto industry. What remains are the people. WE ARE ALL DETROIT is a journey into the hearts of the inhabitants of both cities who, after the end of the industrial age, are searching for a new identity and the desire for a dignified and happy life.
The documentary by Ulrike Franke and Michael Loeken brings people to the big screen. This is what cinema is all about.