Documentary filmmaker Philip Lauri and cinematographer Steven Oliver got a chance to mix with creative filmmakers from a world-renowned film school -- which produced Andrej Wajda, Roman Polanski and many others -- and with the aid of producers and translators, the filmmakers launched a month-long cinematic investigation of Lodz, Poland.
The result is After the Factory
, a tale of two cities an ocean apart but sharing a number of characteristics.
The film screens at the Detroit Film Theatre Feb. 2. Read all about the project here