Code Black

Director: Ryan McGarry
Year: 2013
Running Time: 78 minutes

Synopsis
Code Black is about the idealistic and adrenaline-seeking ER residents at the Los Angeles County Hospital, the birthplace of emergency room medicine. Ryan McGarry, a first time filmmaker, who is also a doctor at the hospital, directs the film. He provides a personal account of the residents who train and work at LA County Hospital as they are forced to confront the unexpected realities of life and death in a safety net, and a healthcare system at the brink of overload.

Awards
2013 Los Angeles Film Festival – Best Documentary
2013 Aspen Film Festival – Audience Award
2013 Hamptons International Film Festival – Best Documentary Feature
2013 Vancouver International Film Festival – Official Selection
2013 Heartlands Film Festival – Official Selection
2013 STARZ/Denver Film Festival – Official Selection

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