In new documentary Down the House, Braddock rebuilds, one person at a time


The first minute or so of Down the House, Tricia Murajda’s wonderful new documentary — debuting Fri., May 14 at the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival — looks like the dream for any out-of-town politician. Featuring old footage from workers at the Leviathan Mill in Braddock, Pa., it is a walking embodiment of every image people from outside the region have of Western Pennsylvania: gritty, hard-working steel towns that are a foundation for blue-collar jobs.…