Documentaries

The documentary films of social and environmental injustice that artist Susan Swartz has contributed to including Academy Award winners Born into Brothels and The Cove

Detropia

The latest documentary from veteran team Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady explores the idea that the woes of Detroit are emblematic of the collapse of the U.S. manufacturing base. This is the dramatic story of a city and its people who refuse to leave the building, even as the flames are rising. Premiered at 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

Source: http://detropiathefilm.com

The Queen of Versailles

Directed by Lauren Greenfield, the documentary follows a couple building the biggest house in America —a 90,000 sf. palace inspired by Versailles— when their timeshare empire falters due to the economic crisis. Their rags-to-riches-to-rags story reveals the innate virtues and flaws of the American Dream. Premiered at 2012 Sundance Film Festival. 

Source: http://www.magpictures.com/thequeenofversa...