M. Asli Dukan is an independent filmmaker who embraces the futuristic, fantastic and imaginary genres of speculative fiction as a way to explore the possibilities of social transformation in society. She has written, produced and directed numerous short films that have screened at festivals across the country including in Seattle, Austin, Atlanta, Philadelphia and New York City.

RESISTANCE: THE BATTLE OF PHILADELPHIA (prologue): Set in a dystopian, near-future West Philadelphia, this stand-alone prologue to the Resistance web series follows a stealthy hacker’s attempts to dismantle the surveillance tools used by the police to control her community after she learns that two young activists have been tracked down and brutally beaten by riot cops.