Bending the Arc (2017)

Film details


Documentary about the Boston-based non-profit health care organisation Partners in Health whose mission is to make high-quality healthcare available to those living in the world’s poorest countries. The film focusses on the work of three of the founders of Partners in Health: Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim and Ophelia Dahl, and chronicles the launching of a primary healthcare clinic in Haiti in the 1980s and their later work in South America, Africa, Rwanda and Haiti fighting the spread of tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and Ebola.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top