Flint was once a city of prosperity and thriving industry. Its successes were touted as an example for other U.S. cities. An old promotional film celebrating Flint's achievements in business and public education, summed it up this way:
“What happened here is now happening in other places. It could happen in any city in the United States. It did happen in the city of Flint.”
Today, that thought takes on new meaning through the lens of the city’s water crisis. That shift is the focus of the new documentary “Flint: The Poisoning of an American City.”
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“Flint: The Poisoning of an American City” is a new documentary that explores the Flint Water Crisis and answers the critical question of how it could happen in America. The film debuts Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the Capitol Theatre in Flint, and in select theaters in Michigan from September 13-19, 2019, as well as in Baltimore MD, Atlanta, GA and Los Angeles, CA in October. Learn more here.
Watch the trailer for “Flint: The Poisoning of an American City” below.
Cohen Milstein is Co-Lead Class Counsel in the Flint Water Crisis Class Action Litigation, alleging that, beginning in 2014, city officials in Flint, Michigan, including the Governor of Michigan, and the engineering firms under their management, blatantly failed to provide the citizens and businesses of Flint, Michigan with safe drinking water, instead providing them with poisonous, lead-tainted water, as reported in The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Law360 and other national publications.