How does a man defend himself against a government determined to prove him guilty? This is a question that Mahmoud Reza Banki, a highly educated, accomplished professional, is all too familiar with. On the morning of January 7th, 2010, Department of Homeland Security agents stormed through his front door, slammed him against the wall and handcuffed him. That was the last time Reza Banki would see the outside of a prison for nearly two years. What followed was an excruciating journey to prove his innocence. The U.S. v. Banki, is a documentary chronicling the case brought against Mr. Banki and the groundbreaking precedence it placed on the Iranian-American community in the wake of his prosecution and imprisonment.
Through interviews with Banki’s expert defense team, renowned legal and justice system experts, his family, friends, and members of the Iranian