POV | Do Not Resist Filmmaker Interview

Filmmaker Craig Atkinson discusses the importance of police training and the dangers of promoting a warrior mentality.
Position: Editor & Scriptwriter
Production Company: POV | American Documentary

For Season 30 of POV, I edited and scripted together filmmaker interviews, updating and establishing the look, style, and structure. The interview videos were shown after the television premierĀ of the film and used for social media advertising.

Do Not Resist (2016) dir. Craig Atkinsonis a vital and influential exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the United States. Winner, Best Documentary Feature Award, 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.

Filmmaker Craig Atkinson discusses why he chose to tell the story of modern-day police militarization.
Filmmaker Craig Atkinson explains how military equipment ends up in local police departments.