AUSTIN, Texas - HBO Max's new show ‘DMZ’, directed by Ava DuVernay and Ernest Dickerson, premiered at SXSW on March 13.
The series pulls inspiration from the DMZ comic and is set in a futuristic America where civil war breaks out, leaving Manhattan isolated as a demilitarized zone.
Rosario Dawson stars as Alma, a medic who is searching for her lost son. The series follows Alma's challenges as she faces DMZ gang-leader Parco Delgado, played by Benjamin Bratt.
The cast also includes Hoon Lee, Freddy Miyares, Venus Ariel and Rey Gallegos.
DMZ will be screened online during SXSW from March 14-16. To RSVP to an online screening, click here.
The series is set to premiere on HBO Max on March 17.
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