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Films of Record goes on record about Detroit’s auto industry for BBC Two

Ten Alps company Films of Record has been commissioned by BBC Two for Requiem for Detroit?, a one-off 75-minute doc about the decline of the auto industry and its effect on the once-booming city. The doc will speak with the people living there today among the deserted auto plants, those living in the suburbs and also feature interviews with Motown's Martha Reeves and beat poet John Sinclair. It will be directed by Julien Temple.
November 19, 2009

Ten Alps company Films of Record has been commissioned by BBC Two for Requiem for Detroit?, a one-off 75-minute doc about the decline of the auto industry and its effect on the once-booming city. The doc will speak with the people living there today among the deserted auto plants, those living in the suburbs and also feature interviews with Motown’s Martha Reeves and beat poet John Sinclair. It will be directed by Julien Temple.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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