Signature film for the Henry Ford  produced to celebrate Detroit’s tricentenniel. The film features more than 120 photographic subjects and is intended to tell the story of metro Detroit—its rich culture, ethnic diversity, and lasting traditions. The film serves as an introduction to feature-length films at the museum’s IMAX Theatre. The film highlights some of the area’s most well-known venues, landmarks, events, and personalities, such as Henry Ford museum & Greenfield Village, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Detroit Zoo, Eastern Market, Joe Louis Arena, International Freedom Festival Fireworks, Thunderfest, and the Woodward Dream Cruise. Some of the Detroit personalities featured include The Honorable Dennis W. Archer, Marcus Belgrave, Willie Horton, Gordie Howe and Martha Reeves.

Length: 6:00

Film Details

  • Year Released: 2001
  • Date Released:
    June 2001
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  • Status: In Distribution
  • 3D: No
  • Run Time: <20
  • Formats: 15/70
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  • Produced By:
    Inland Sea Productions
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  • Producer: John Altman, Aimee Larrabee
  • Director:  John Altman, Aimee Larrabee
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  • Music/Score:  The film's score was conducted by Neeme Jarvi and recorded live courtesy of the musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra
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  • Destination
  • Documentary
  • Short
  • Signature



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