• Bending the Arc (2017)

Bending the Arc

Release Date: October 6th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

Thirty years ago, when extraordinary doctors and activists worked to save lives in a rural Haitian village, their project turned into a global battle.

Director: Kief Davidson , Pedro Kos

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Peter KeoughBoston Globe

    In the end, the film describes not so much an arc as a circle. Kim, who had criticized the World Bank for its callous approach to financing health care for the poor, is appointed its chairman by President Obama in 2012. show more

  • 100
    David LewisSan Francisco Chronicle

    It’s a rousing, feel-good story about overcoming barriers, even when the challenges — poverty, lack of medical access — are inherently bleak. show more

  • 100
    Duane ByrgeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Most magically, it transcends the colossal power of its own story to show how individual beings, one step at a time, can right the course of inequality and injustice. show more

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