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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
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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