‘Detroit’ Team Talks Dealing With Film’s “Emotionally Testing Material” In Pursuit Of Greater Goal – The Contenders Video

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Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit can be a difficult film to watch and was surely a difficult film to make. But her reasons for taking on the biographical drama of the 1967 Detroit race riots were always clear, allowing her to persist while wading through emotionally difficult terrain. “If you think of race as the third rail of this country, I think it's something that is perhaps incumbent and imperative for all of us to try and do something about,” Bigelow told Deadline’s Mike…