Buy New
$19.95
Qty:1
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
Regional Roots - the Birt... has been added to your Cart
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Regional Roots - the Birth and Evolution of Detroit and Its People

4 out of 5 stars 1 customer review

Additional DVD options Edition Discs
Price
New from Used from
DVD
(Oct 09, 2009)
"Please retry"
$19.95
$19.95
Watch Instantly with Rent Buy

Unlimited Streaming with Amazon Prime
Unlimited Streaming with Amazon Prime Start your 30-day free trial to stream thousands of movies & TV shows included with Prime. Start your free trial
DVD-R Note: This product is manufactured on demand when ordered from Amazon.com. [Learn more]
$19.95 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details In Stock. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.


Editorial Reviews

Covering 300 years of history, Regional Roots uses the immigrant experience as an introduction to the diverse landscape of Detroit. From the earliest French and German settlers to today's growing communities, immigrants continue to shape the region in pursuit of the American Dream.

While briefly skimming politics and industry to provide context, the film centers around the regions roots of cultural and ethnic communities, including the range of African-American, Arab, and Asian-American, to name a few. Likewise, historical footage, as of Diego Rivera painting his mural, Detroit Industry, and early Jewish parades captured on Detroit News reels make an appearance. Film subjects include transitions of the urban core, industrialization, immigration, ribbon farms of early French settlers, segregated housing patterns, reconstruction from the 1805 Detroit fire, Diego Rivera's mural, racial tensions, musical roots, and others.

This product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.


Special Features

None.

Product Details

  • Actors: Dave Bing, Maha Freij, George Galster, Lou Glazer, Kurt Metzger
  • Directors: Carrie LeZotte
  • Writers: Carrie LeZotte
  • Producers: Carrie LeZotte
  • Format: NTSC
  • Region: All Regions
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: One of Us Films
  • DVD Release Date: October 9, 2009
  • Run Time: 26 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • ASIN: B002SB971C
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #546,730 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Customer Reviews

5 star
0%
4 star
100%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: DVD Verified Purchase
This is an excellent dvd for those who are interested in the history of Detroit, or are teaching Michigan History. Lots of information
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in