The Force

Synopsis & Film Details

Fresno Filmworks presents “The Force”, winner of the documentary prize for Best Directing at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Peter Nicks’ documentary follows the Oakland police department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform. The film gives a behind the scenes view of the world of police and community relations in the aftermath of events like the Ferguson unrest. As the Oakland police department deals with public distrust and an internal scandal, the film pulls back the curtain on one of the most complicated and relevant issues facing our society. Closed captioning and other assistive listening services are not available for this film.

Director: Peter Nicks
USA • 80 minutes • Not rated
Distributor: Kino Lorber

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