The Waiting Room

The Waiting Room


About the Film

A cinema vérité portrait of a California city's public safety-net hospital as it struggles to handle patient overload in a swooning economy and a constantly shifting landscape of health care policy.

Have you ever spent time in a hospital waiting room? How has your experience affected your outlook on the state of health care in this country?

AWARDS

  • Independent Spirit Awards
    Truer Than Fiction Award
  • Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
    Charles E. Guggenheim Emerging Artist Award
  • San Francisco International Film Festival
    Golden Gate Award
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Have you ever spent time in a hospital waiting room? How has your experience affected your outlook on the state of health care in this country?