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Code Black

Code Black

“Riveting! Personal, Vital and Revelatory” Los Angeles Times

Code Black

About the Film

The inspiration for CBS Television’s CODE BLACK, the riveting hospital drama starring Oscar winner Marcia Gay Harden, this gripping debut documentary from physician Ryan McGarry gives unprecedented access into C-Booth, the Los Angeles County Hospital trauma bay known as the birthplace of emergency medicine. McGarry follows a team of charismatic young doctors-in-training as they balance the ideals that led them to a career in medicine and the realities of saving lives in a complex, overburdened healthcare system. This timely, compelling film brings audiences face to face with the emergency room where “more people have died and more people have been saved than in any other square footage in the United States.”

Director: Ryan McGarry

Reactions

NYTimes Critic's Pick

“Riveting! Personal, Vital and Revelatory” - Los Angeles Times

“Spellbinding! Vitally Important, Urgent and Fascinating.” - USA Today

“Electrifying, a remarkably candid and kinetic documentary” - Wall Street Journal

“Extraordinary…Illuminating and Powerful” - The Hollywood Reporter

“Leaves you awe-struck! Smart editing and dynamic editing pack a one two punch” - New York Daily News

Awards & Festivals

  • Winner! Los Angeles Film Festival 2013 - Best Documentary Feature
  • Winner! Hamptons International Film Festival 2013 - Best Documentary Feature
  • Winner! Aspen Film Fest 2013 - Audience Award
  • Winner! Starz Denver Film Festival 2013 - People Choice Award

Cast & Crew

Featuring

Andrew Eads, M.D.
Jamie Eng, M.D.
Luis Enriquez, R.N
Danny Cheng, M.D.
Arash Kohanteb, M.D.
William "Billy" Mallon, M.D.
Ryan McGarry, M.D.
Edward Newton, M.D.
Dave Pomeranz, M.D.

Crew

Director: Ryan McGarry, M.D.
Writer: Ryan McGarry, M.D.
Producer: Linda Goldstein Knowlton
Executive Producers: Mark Jonathan Harris, Marti Noxon, Edward Newton M.D.,William "Billy" Mallon M.D., Jan Shoenberger M.D., Diku Mandavia M.D., Kevin M. Goodwin 
Co-Producers: 
Andrew C. Richey, Thomas G. Miller 
Editor: Joshua Altman
Director of Photography: Nelson Hume
Music: James Lavino

Technical Info

Production Year: 2014
Countries of Production: US
Languages: English
Running Time: 1h 20m
Screen Ratio: 16x9
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1
Rating: Unrated

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Awards & Festivals

  • Winner! Los Angeles Film Festival 2013 - Best Documentary Feature
  • Winner! Hamptons International Film Festival 2013 - Best Documentary Feature
  • Winner! Aspen Film Fest 2013 - Audience Award
  • Winner! Starz Denver Film Festival 2013 - People Choice Award

Reactions

NYTimes Critic's Pick

“Riveting! Personal, Vital and Revelatory” - Los Angeles Times

“Spellbinding! Vitally Important, Urgent and Fascinating.” - USA Today

“Electrifying, a remarkably candid and kinetic documentary” - Wall Street Journal

“Extraordinary…Illuminating and Powerful” - The Hollywood Reporter

“Leaves you awe-struck! Smart editing and dynamic editing pack a one two punch” - New York Daily News

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