LAND GRAB

LAND GRAB is the story of an eccentric finance mogul's dream to create the world's largest urban farm in his hometown of Detroit, and the political firestorm he unintentionally ignited by announcing that he would spend $30 million of his own fortune to build this farm in one of the most economically devastated neighborhoods of the bankrupt Motor City.

 

Directed by Sean King O'Grady 

Producers: Sean King O'Grady, Adam Rehmeier (co-producer), Karah Shaffer (associate producer), Bill Stertz (co-producer), and Richie Trimble (co-producer)

Production Companies: Atlas Industries

Starring: John Hantz and Mike Score

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"..."It's not smart business," Johnson said in the film. Hantz is "beautifying the community without incentive." 

GREAT LAKES ECHO

"Many doubted his intentions, and the documentary doesn't shy away from the heated debates at public forums and Detroit City Council meetings."

DETROIT FREE PRESS

"Land Grab deals with one man's attempt to improve Detroit, the opposition he encountered, and the outcome. This documentary at the 25th Heartland Film Festival alternates between sobering and uplifting."

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