May 12, 2014
The Waiting Room, a film by Peter Nicks
Who has not been to a hospital emergency room, either as a patient or as companion to a patient? I think I have been twice as a patient: once when I hit my head with a hammer trying to pull a nail and another time when I popped my knee out of joint.
Contra Costa Times
Piedmont: Diversity film series' first showing of 2014 is 'Waiting Room' about Highland Hospital
The committee will screen "The Waiting Room," a hard-hitting look inside the emergency room at Oakland's Highland Hospital, and offer a post-film discussion with director and Piedmont resident Peter Nicks.
A Day in the Life of a Struggling Safety-Net Hospital: The Waiting Room on PBS
Any who doubt or wonder why so many Americans need help getting health insurance should watch The Waiting Room on PBS.
Monsters and Critics
PBS' Independent Lens brings 'The Waiting Room,' inside look at hospital for uninsured
The Waiting Room is a story and a symbol of our national community and how our common vulnerability to illness binds us together as humans.
Independent Lens Opens New Season with Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey on September 30
Independent Lens launches its 12th season on PBS with a lineup of 23 remarkable documentaries from both new and established filmmakers.