59 minutes – documentary, COVID-19
Release date: October 27, 2020 (USA)
Production company: Jet Black Iris
The Curve has been described as a combination of documentary thriller and disaster movie. Calling upon nearly two dozen health experts, epidemiologists, journalists, and academics, the documentary tracks the Trump administration’s mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic. It the first major reclamationist documentary of the post-pandemic era. A bold, hybrid work made during the first lockdown of 2020, the film examines the calamitous response of the American government to the COVID-19 pandemic across the first 90 days of the outbreak. In addition to those listed below, archival footage was used of George W. Bush, George Floyd, Jane Fonda, Barack Obama and others.
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