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Release Date: June 20th, 2014

DVD Release Date: February 24th, 2015

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
Resident physician Ryan McGarry provides a close-up look at the inner workings of the treatment of trauma patients at one of America's busiest emergency rooms.

Director: Ryan McGarry

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: Long Shot Factory

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  • What sets Code Black apart is that the filmmaker is himself a physician. His extraordinary access to life-and-death moments and his illuminating perspective on the medical system make for a powerful viewing experience. show more

  • Code Black shows the passion, frustration, and skill of those who work to heal despite the system, but it remains in the dark about why that system is broken and how it can be fixed. show more

  • Code Black is sobering stuff. The American health system, McGarry's film argues, is broken. But the film is undeniably inspiring, too: Despite everything that is wrong, there are nurses and doctors and technicians determined to do things right. show more

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