Michael Graziano produced and directed Resistance. He and Ernie Park, who also produced Resistance, founded Uji Films in 2007. Their films have aired in more than 100 countries and have been screened at a variety of well- known film venues and festivals around the world. Their previous documentary film, Lunch Line, was screened across the US and in Europe and Australia sparking dialogue and collaboration on both sides of the school lunch divide. Michael received an MA from Georgetown University and was a PhD Candidate and teaching fellow in film and media studies at Northwestern University.