Do Not Resist Poster

Release Date: September 30th, 2016

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 13 min

Plot Summary
Filmed over two years in 11 states, this film examines the increasingly disturbing realities of the rapid militarization of police forces in the United States.

Director: Craig Atkinson

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Vanish Films

Distributors: Vanish Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • An assured doc debut that knows how to stand out in a crowded field, Craig Atkinson's Do Not Resist avoids the handwringing format of other (very welcome) examinations of 21st-century American policing, offering instead something like a despairing tone poem. show more

  • Director Craig Atkinson's documentary explicates its points with blunt but persuasive efficiency. show more

  • It’s not groundbreaking cinema, but Do Not Resist effectively begins (and furthers) this ongoing conversation about the escalating police state, racial profiling, and beyond. show more

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