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HomeGoing

Yazmon Ector

HomeGoing examines the current problems with demographic shifts from gentrification in modern-day Detroit through a futurist lens. In modern-day Detroit, there has been an accelerated phenomenon of gentrification that have left many displaced This project is a six-minute short film that is comprised of live-action interviews of current Detroit citizens that have been affected by the city’s demographic shifts, which is framed by an animated storyline. The storyline follows a young girl that embarks to find a home for her family after a government officiated residential zoning based on societal status in 2100s Detroit. This project seeks to promote conversation around who is affected by the future of gentrification in Detroit.

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