About Deadly Standoffs
With distrust of the government at an all-time high and tensions growing with every news cycle, this series takes a look back at similar moments in history when the US government clashed with armed citizens. These are the standoffs that shook the nation. Each episode of this cinematic documentary series tells the incredible story of one armed standoff, the result of the government’s perceived interference with an individual or group’s way of life. In turns heart-pounding, provacative, and tragic, these stories hold a mirror to the present and offer commentary on the relationship between the government, it’s people, and ultimately the balance of power.