The University of Michigan Detroit Center concludes its 2012-2013 Sankofa Film Series with Colored Frames. The film will be shown on Friday, April 19 beginning at 6 p.m. Following the film, Marvin Chatman, a professional artist and Professor of Humanities at Wayne County Community College District, will provide a brief talk and respond to audience questions.
The University of Michigan Detroit Center continues its 2012-2013 Sankofa Film Series with Sweet Honey in the Rock: Raise Your Voice. The film will be shown on Friday, March 15 beginning at 6 pm. After the showing, Chorale Director and musician Lamar Willis will give a brief talk on the African American sacred music tradition and answer questions about the documentary.
On Monday, March 19, the University of Michigan Detroit Center is proud to present the documentary, A River of Renewal. The screening will take place in the South Studio of the U-M Detroit Center from 6pm-7:30pm, with complimentary admission, parking and light refreshments for all attendees.
Detroit, a symbol of America’s diminishing status in the world, may come to represent the future of transportation and progress in America. "Blueprint America: Beyond the Motor City" is a PBS documentary that looks at what transportation in America could be in the future.