PRESS


“The parameters of homeland security are chillingly assessed”

“Atkinson shrewdly lets his subjects do the talking”

LA Times

“A troubling portrait emerges, which is all the more interesting considering that first-time documentarian Craig Atkinson is the son of a police officer who served on a SWAT team for more than a decade”

The WASHINGTON POST

“This film that uses documentary to go deep into a world with a cinematic experience. We were excited by the directorial debut of a cinematographer who already has created a great body of work. Do Not Resist shines a light on the frightening story of the militarization of the police. In an impactful way the director uses his amazing access to look at power and force from the inside.”

2016 Tribeca JurorsLaura Poitras, Doug Tirola and Roger Ross Wiliams

“An eye-opening experience”

The New Yorker

“Must we always bring the full force of what we are capable of? The film’s subtle vérité style doesn’t provide an answer so much as illustrate a reality.”

VICE

“A snapshot of an infuriating disconnect between power players and disenfranchised targets”

– IndieWire

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THE NEW YORKER

“Do Not Resist” and the Crisis of Police Militarization


WNYC – The Leonard Lopate Show with Dir. Craig Atkinson

A Look at the Militarization of Local Police Departments


THE WASHINGTON POST

‘Do Not Resist’: A chilling look at the normalization of warrior cops


THE INTERCEPT

“Do Not Resist”: The Police Militarization Documentary Everyone Should See


ROGEREBERT.COM

Reviews: Do Not Resist


MOTHER JONES

This New Film Shows Just How Far Police Militarization Has Gone


LOS ANGELES TIMES

Review ‘Do Not Resist’ examines militarization of police


VILLAGE VOICE

Vital Cop Doc ‘Do Not Resist’ Tracks the Militarization of American Police


BUSINESS INSIDER

This award-winning documentary on militarization of police will leave you speechless


VICE

This Documentary Shows How Terrifying the Cops’ Military-Grade Weapons Are


METRO

‘Do Not Resist’ is a haunting doc on the militarization of the police


THE GUARDIAN

Do Not Resist: new film shows how US police have become an occupying army


INDIEWIRE

Prize-Winning Documentary ‘Do Not Resist’ Will Change Your Perspective on Police Militarization


CHICAGO TRIBUNE

‘Do Not Resist’ review: Timely documentary about U.S. law enforcement


WBUR Boston

‘Do Not Resist’ Documents Rise In Militarization Of Police


DETROIT FREE PRESS

‘Do Not Resist’ documentary delves into police militarization


CITY PAPER BALTIMORE

“Do Not Resist” traces the militarization of police with unprecedented access to raids and unrest


NEWSWEEK

‘Do Not Resist’ Documentary Puts Militarized Police Under Fire


CBS MINNESOTA

Do Not Resist’ Shines A Cold Light On Police Militarization


BOSTON GLOBE

What happens when police go the military route


ST. LOUIS MAGAZINE

The Tools of War: An Interview with “Do Not Resist” Director Craig Atkinson


SEATTLE WEEKLY

Even Without Narration, ‘Do Not Resist’ Speaks Volumes on Police Militarization


SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

No one is helped when police officers train for war


BERKELEY DAILY PLANET

Do Not Resist: How America’s Police Are becoming an Occupying Military Force


CHICAGO READER

Two new documentaries trace the thin line between civil society and armed warfare


KALW: San Francisco Local Radio

Your Call: Police militarization; Mosul’s humanitarian crisis


BERKELEYSIDE

Big Screen Berkeley: ‘The Battle of Algiers,’ Do Not Resist’


FOREIGN POLICY

Living in the combat zone we call home


DCist

The Documentary ‘Do Not Resist’ Is A Grim, Visceral Portrait Of Militarized Police


TRUTHDIG

‘Do Not Resist’ Confronts the Frightening Militarization of American Police


THE WASHINGTON POST

‘Do Not Resist’ is a startling look at the militarization of American police forces


THE WRAP

‘‘Do Not Resist’ Review: Timely Documentary Examines Police Violence


MASHABLE

6 disturbing moments from a new film about the militarization of the police


DAILY BEAST

Is America Becoming a Police State? The Disturbing Questions of ‘Do Not Resist’


NPR Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal and Dir. Craig Atkinson

Policing the streets with military hardware


HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

‘Do Not Resist’: Film Review


SLANT MAGAZINE

Do Not Resist


THE PROGRESSIVE

Do Not Resist: Black Americans and the Police State


BILL O’REILLY PODCAST

Riots, Raids and Policing in the Post-9/11 World


WALKER ART CENTER

The Wars on Drugs and Terrorism Intersect: Do Not Resist’s Craig Atkinson on Police Militarization


PBS

Is Seeing Believing? The New Documentaries Challenging Reality


MOVEABLE FEST

Tribeca ’16 Review: “Do Not Resist” Offers a Disarming Look at Police Militarization


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NBC NEWS

Film ‘Do Not Resist’ Explores Effect of Bringing Tools of War Back Home


VARIETY

Tribeca Film Festival: Demetri Martins Dean, Documentary Do Not Resist Win Top Awards


DEADLINE

‘Dean’, ‘Junction 48’ & ‘Do Not Resist’ Take Top Honors At Tribeca Film Festival


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