Monday, October 26, 2009

Detroit Wildlife

My mother grew up outside Detroit and I have visited the city many times to see relatives. It is the poster city for American urban decay. This short film by a Frenchman explores the re-ruralization of the Detroit area and how the heyday city of the 1870s-1950s is slowly eroding away and returning to prairie. Haunting and beautiful. See also: the Fabulous Ruins of Detroit and Flint Expatriates.

Detroit Wildlife from florent tillon on Vimeo.

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