Do Not Resist Reviews

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December 28, 2018 essential snapshot of American history.
November 1, 2018
There's a vibrancy to the way Atkinson gets in the thick of whatever situation he's in as his own cinematographer and allows the jaw dropping moments to speak for themselves.
November 1, 2018
Regardless your political affiliation, there's plenty within Do Not Resist that should leave you thoroughly uneasy about the growing trend of a militarized police departments.
August 6, 2018
The pervasive question of "how did we get here" is what makes director Craig Atkinson's timely documentary Do Not Resist so compelling...
December 29, 2016
Chilling and essential.
December 1, 2016
This doc is a vital record of an America transitioning to martial law so quickly and stealthily that we're barely acknowledging the change.
November 30, 2016
Craig Atkinson's incendiary new documentary provides sobering food for thought on police brutality and intimidation.
November 14, 2016
As chilling as it is one-sided.
November 11, 2016
Do Not Resist does a good job of summing up recent events and looking at the philosophies that have fed into them.
November 11, 2016
Doubling down as director and cinematographer, Craig Atkinson proves worthy at both assignments.
November 10, 2016
A piercing, panoramic look at the federal government's purposeful yet potentially cataclysmic militarization of local police departments.
November 9, 2016
This is a sad, sickening portrait of modern America -- and one of the most important docs you'll see this year.
November 4, 2016
This is not a film about racism in America. It is, instead, a film about the increased militarization of America's police forces. And it is scary stuff indeed.
October 28, 2016
Do Not Resist is an audacious examination of an especially troubling aspect of the ongoing militarization of the US. See it and draw your own conclusions.
October 28, 2016
A serious, sober look at a pressing national issue- so why the spooky music? (Broad Street Review)
October 20, 2016
Atkinson tracks the civil administration of this domestic buildup... The director also examines the gung ho police culture that encourages domestic militarization
October 13, 2016
The parameters of homeland security are chillingly assessed in "Do Not Resist," a troubling documentary examining the escalating militarization of the nation's police forces.
October 13, 2016
Calls attention to a trend that has led to some startling societal changes.
October 12, 2016
Sure to affirm those who already agree with the documentary's ideology, convert a few wavering civilians, and shame anyone out there who legitimately believes that Concord, New Hampshire is in dire need of an armored personnel carrier.
October 5, 2016
It's a brisk 72-minutes, compact with hard-hitting data, rare behind-the-scenes footage of police activity (training, private discussions, on-the-job combat, etc.), and compelling personal anecdotes.
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