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Author: Peter NicksWilliam B HirschLinda DavisOpen'hood (Organization)Independent Television Service.All authors
Publisher: New York, New York : Docurama, New York, New York : Marketed and distributed in the U.S. by Cinedigm Entertainment, [2013] [2013], ©2013
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A character-driven documentary film that goes behind the doors of an American public hospital (Highland Hospital, Oakland, Ca.) struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. Young victims of gun violence take their turn alongside artists and small business owners who lack insurance. The film weaves the stories of several patients-as well as the hospital staff charged with caring for them-as they  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Medical films (Motion pictures)
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Medical drama (Films)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Nicks; William B Hirsch; Linda Davis; Open'hood (Organization); Independent Television Service.; Peer Review Films.; Docurama (Firm),; Cinedigm (Firm),
OCLC Number: 856022442
Language Note: Closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: Storytelling project; deleted scenes; audio commentary with director Pete Nicks.
Credits: Cinematography, Peter Nicks ; original music, William Ryan Fritch ; edited by Lawrence Lerew.
Awards: Winner, San Francisco Film Critics Circle, Best documentary, 2012 ; San Francisco International Film Festival, Golden Gate award, Audience Award, 2012.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 DVD video (approximately 81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; NTSC; Dolby Digital 2.0.
Contents: Theatrical version (81 min.) --
Classroom version (62 min.) --
The waiting room --
storytelling project.
Responsibility: produced by Peter Nicks, William B. Hirsch ; produced by Linda Davis ; directed by Peter Nicks ; a film by Peter Nicks ; a co-production of Open'hood, Inc. and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) in association with Peer Review Films.

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A character-driven documentary film that goes behind the doors of an American public hospital (Highland Hospital, Oakland, Ca.) struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. Young victims of gun violence take their turn alongside artists and small business owners who lack insurance. The film weaves the stories of several patients-as well as the hospital staff charged with caring for them-as they cope with the complexity of the nation's public health care system, while dealing with a national recession.

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