RESISTANCE: THE BATTLE OF PHILADELPHIA
Resistance: the battle of philadelphia is a six-part, short-form, speculative fiction web series about a clandestine collective of residents who mobilize to resist the pervasive surveillance and the repressive state violence of a powerful corporate government in a near future Philadelphia.
Inspired by films like Lizzie Borden’s Born in Flames (1983), Ivan Dixon/Sam Greenlee’s The Spook Who Sat By The Door (1973) and Gillo Pontecorvo’s The Battle of Algiers (1967), the series also subverts the dystopian genre to form a complex and historically rich narrative about the struggle for justice and liberation.
Producers: Sara Zia Ebrahimi, M. Asli Dukan
Writers: Alex Smith, M. Asli Dukan
Director: M. Asli Dukan
Editor: M. Asli Dukan
Production Company: Mizan Media Productions
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