Show Notes

The growing number of documentaries shedding light on cases of police brutality and misconduct across the country is the theme this week as we review THE FORCE and Chris interviews Craig Atkinson, director of DO NOT RESIST.


Group Review Documentary:

THE FORCE (2017) / USA (Director: Peter Nicks, Producers: Linda Davis, Lawrence Lerew, & Peter Nicks)

Available to stream on Netflix / iTunes / Amazon


Film Featured in Interview Portion:

DO NOT RESIST (2016) / USA (Director: Craig Atkinson, Producers: Laura Hartrick & Craig Atkinson)

Available to stream on iTunes / YouTube / Google Play


Other Films/Articles/Podcasts Mentioned:

NY Times Op Docs

Demon in the Freezer / 2016 (Director: Errol Morris)

Animated Life: Mary Leakey / 2015 (Directors: Flora Lichtman & Sharon Shattuck)

Ten Meter Tower / 2017 (Directors: Maximilien Van Aertryck & Axel Danielson)

Baltimore Rising / 2017 (Director: Sonja Sohn)

Stanford Prison Experiment / 2015 (Director: Kyle Patrick Alvarez)

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution / 2015 (Director: Stanley Nelson)

Tell Them We Are Rising / 2017 (Director: Stanley Nelson)

12th and Delaware / 2010 (Directors: Rachel Grady & Heidi Ewing)

Jesus Camp / 2006 (Directors: Rachel Grady & Heidi Ewing)

Boys of Baraka / 2005 (Directors: Rachel Grady & Heidi Ewing)

Detropia / 2012 (Directors: Rachel Grady & Heidi Ewing)

Semper Fi / 2011 (Directors: Rachel Libert & Tony Hardmon)

Wormwood / 2017 (Director: Errol Morris)

The Thin Blue Line / 1988 (Director: Errol Morris)

Repeat Podcast



2:20 - Intro discussion of NY Times Op Docs

10:22 - Group Review of THE FORCE

24:02 - Christopher Llewellyn Reed interviews Craig Atkinson of DO NOT RESIST

40:15 - Doc Talk


Hammer to Nail Links by Christopher Llewellyn Reed:





Artwork by Hilary Campbell

Intro music by Jeremiah Moore

Transitional music by BELLS (thanks to Christopher Ernst)