DETROIT 48202 was recently shortlisted by the National Association of Black Journalists for a Salute to Excellence Award in the TV Network Documentary Category. NABJ recognizes journalism that “best covered the black experience or addressed issues affecting the worldwide black community.” Although Detroit 48202 did not win this prestigious award, it is an honor to have been one of 4 finalists.
Grito Productions is thrilled to recognize the completion of MAKING THE IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE, directed and produced by Tami Gold and Grito's own Pam Sporn.
Andrew Newman of the Dep't of Anthropology at Wayne State University says the following about DETROIT 48202 in Antipode:
We are happy to announce that DETROIT 48202: CONVERSATIONS ALONG A POSTAL ROUTE will be featured in the Workers Unite! Film Festival Summer Virtual Festival which runs from July 31 – August 4, 2020. An incredible line up of anti-racist, working class themed films will be streamed for free on the WUFF homepage. The selection changes every 12 hours! Ingenious! Catch DETROIT 48202 August 1 from 12 midnight – 12 noon. Full schedule is on the WUFF Blog.
We brought DETROIT 48202 home for its world premiere at the Detroit Free Press Film Festival on April 14 – 15, 2018. The film and its star, Wendell Watkins, got a lot of love from two sold out audiences at the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Detroit Historical Museum.
We look forward to future community screenings in the Detroit area in the coming months. Stay tuned for details.