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DO NOT RESIST - Free film screening and discussion

Portland Mennonite Church
1312 SE 35th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214, US (map)

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Starting on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, as the community grapples with the death of Michael Brown, DO NOT RESIST, the directorial debut of DETROPIA cinematographer Craig Atkinson, offers a stunning look at the current state of policing in America and a glimpse into the future.

The Tribeca Film Festival winner for Best Documentary, DO NOT RESIST puts viewers in the center of the action, from a ride along with a South Carolina SWAT team, to a police training seminar that teaches the importance of “righteous violence,” to the floor of a congressional hearing on the proliferation of military equipment in small-town police departments. Ultimately the film explores a vast evolution of the culture of policing in America, highlighting a dire need for change.

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

"An eye-opening experience." – NEW YORKER

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