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    FILM PLATFORM is known across the world for award-winning films curated for academic audiences. Their exclusive collection of documentary films has been carefully selected from prestigious film festivals, made by the best filmmakers from around the globe. Masterfully produced, the films create an emotional experience for the viewer, engaging them deeply and authentically in some of the most pressing issues of our time. Highlighted titles include:

    In Fall 2020, ProQuest, FILM PLATFORM and The Sundance Institute hosted a discussion on global health and social justice with the founders of Partners In Health, the subjects of the award-winning documentary Bending the Arc. The conversation, moderated by Tabitha Jackson, director of The Sundance Film Festival, demonstrated how a film like Bending the Arc can be a catalyst for conversations on important topics across the curriculum. Watch the recording.

    This bibliography contains resources related to Bending the Arc. Here are a few highlights: 

    • Dissertation: Farmer, Paul E. AIDS and Accusation: Haiti and the Geography of Blame, Harvard University, 1990.
    • Scholarly Journal: Farmer, Paul, et al. "Community-Based Treatment of Advanced HIV Disease: Introducing DOT-HAART (Directly Observed Therapy with Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy)." Bulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. 79, no. 12, 2001, pp. 1145-51.
    • Magazine: Kim, Jim Yong. "The Human Capital Gap." Foreign Affairs, vol. 97, no. 4, 2018, pp. 92-102.
    • News Article: Murphy, Kate. "Contact Tracing Is Harder Than It Sounds: News Analysis." New York Times (Online), May 23, 2020.
    • Blog: Kim, Jim Yong. "The World Bank’s Strategy for Addressing Fragility in Sub-Saharan Africa."
    • Additional Video: The short Oscar®-nominated documentary Open Heart
    • Book: The best-selling book: Kidder, Tracy. Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World. Random House Publishing Group, 2003.