Urban Roots  (2013)

Premiered Reykjavik International Film Festival 2013

1h 31min   |   English  |  Created by Tree Media | Produced by Mathew Schmid, Leila Conners, Mark McInnis

"When everything collapses, plant your field of dreams."

 

URBAN ROOTS is a documentary that tells the story of the spontaneous emergence of urban farming in the city of Detroit. A small group of dedicated citizens have started an urban environmental movement with the potential to transform not just a city after its collapse, but also a country after the end of its industrial age. It took men like Henry Ford, William Durant, and Lee Iacocca to build this city, but it's taken a bunch of strong willed self-taught urban farmers to save it.

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Created by Tree Media
Produced by Leila Conners, Mathew Schmid, Mark McInnis
Original Direction by Frank Fitzpatrick
Executive Producers Mathew Schmid, Michael Soehner
Edited by Heidi Zimmerman
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Shepard Fairey created a series of 450 signed and numbered screen printed posters for Urban Roots that sold out in 22 hours on Obey Giant. He also created a limited series of signed, AP prints to support the urban farming movement.   Inquire >