Directed with a deeply personal approach by Nanfu Wang (“One Child Nation”), who was born in China and now lives in the United States, the film explores the parallel campaigns of misinformation waged by leadership and the devastating impact on citizens of both countries. With emotional first-hand accounts and startling, on-the-ground footage, the film weaves a revelatory picture of cover-ups and misinformation, while also highlighting the strength and resilience of the healthcare workers, activists and family members who risked everything to communicate the truth.
HBO’s IN THE SAME BREATH, directed by award-winning filmmaker Nanfu Wang (“One Child Nation”) debuts WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18 (9:00–10:40 p.m. ET/PT). The documentary will debut on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max. Synopsis: IN THE SAME BREATH recounts
HBO Documentary Films’ IN THE SAME BREATH, which recounts the origin and spread of the novel coronavirus from the earliest days of the outbreak in Wuhan to its rampage across the United States, will make its world premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.