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The waiting room [videorecording] / Bullfrog Films presents ; International Film Circuit ; ITVS ; Open'hood ; Peer Review Films ; produced by Peter Nicks, William B. Hirsch, Linda Davis ; directed by Peter Nicks ; a film by Peter Nicks ; executive producers, William B. Hirsch, Scott Verges ; executive producer for ITVS, Sally Jo Fifer
Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, c2012
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 Videos/2nd Flr  RA975.5.E5 W3 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Medically uninsured persons -- California
Hospitals -- Emergency services
Health care reform -- United States
Medical policy -- United States
Medical care -- California -- Oakland
Medical economics -- California -- Oakland
Community life -- California -- Oakland
Subject Oakland (Calif.) -- Politics and government
Oakland (Calif.) -- Social conditions
Subject(s) Medical films (Motion pictures)
Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
4 3/4 in
Sound Characteristics digital optical rda
Dolby Digital
Video Characteristics NTSC
Digital File Characteristics video file DVD video region 1 rda
Note - System Details DVD; widescreen
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
Contents Theatrical version (82 min.) -- Classroom version (62 min.) -- The waiting room -- storytelling project
Credits Cinematography by Peter Nicks ; original music by William Ryan Fritch ; edited by Lawrence Lerew
Summary A character driven documentary film that uses extraordinary access to go behind the doors of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. The film offers a raw, intimate, and even uplifting look at how patients, staff caregivers each cope with disease, bureaucracy and hard choices
Note Not rated
LIBRARY'S COPY INCLUDES NON-COMMERCIAL PUBLIC PERFORMANCE RIGHTS
Language In English with optional subtitles in English
Awards Winner, San Francisco Film Critics Circle, Best documentary, 2012 ; San Francisco International Film Festival, Golden Gate award, Audience Award, 2012
Alternate Author Nicks, Peter
Bullfrog Films

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