Friday, July 20, 2012

City Slang: Cobo documentary planned

Posted By on Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 5:45 AM

Local film makers Douglas Akers and Jake Hall are looking to raise $45,000 through a Kickstarter.com campaign to finish their documentary film The Legendary Cobo, abou Cobo Hall.

According to a statement, “The project, having just gone into production three years ago, has no current workable budget – in fact, the two are running a Kickstarter program (through the first week of August) to raise the necessary $45,000 to complete this film. This money will go to restore a massive amount of archived material from Channel 4 and elsewhere, which needs to be digitally transferred from its current 16mm film format, in addition to submissions to film festivals around the world, helping build a post-production team and creating DVDs for the film.”

For more info on the movie, visit the official website. To donate, visit the Kickstarter page. Click here to join the City Slang Turntable community!!!

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