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Film exploring Henry Ford's complicated legacy awarded grant

HENRY FORD
Posted at 3:52 AM, Dec 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-29 07:46:46-05

BY JEFF KAROUB, AP — A film exploring the significant, complicated legacy of Henry Ford has received a financial boost from a Detroit nonprofit that supports the region’s automotive and labor history.

“Ten Questions for Henry Ford" is among roughly a dozen projects to receive a share of $66,000 from the MotorCities National Heritage Area.

The movie garnered about $9,000 through the University of Michigan Department of Performing Arts Technology.

Writer, director and producer Andrew Kirshner says the film is a “human portrait” that portrays the positive and negative aspects of Ford's life.

Kirshner teaches at the University of Michigan.