The Force

THE FORCE is the second of a series of inter-connected feature documentaries exploring the relationship between public institutions and the community in Oakland, California. THE FORCE follows the innovative efforts of the Oakland Police Department at a watershed moment for the department as they face federal pressure, a surging crime wave, and debilitating budget cuts. The film reveals in intimate detail the often lost perspective of an ensemble cast of officers who get up everyday to face the unpredictable realities inherent in one of America’s most violent yet promising cities.



    Catapult Grant Awarded

  • Summer 2013