Code Black -- which opens Friday, August 1, at the Sie FilmCenter -- reminds viewers of an astonishing reality of the health-care industry: In emergencies, seconds count. The documentary follows Ryan McGarry, a physician who trained in the trauma bay at Los Angeles County Hospital and brought cameras along for the journey, so you can see exactly what it's like to be a twenty-something suddenly responsible for a human life. Many human lives, in fact.
Dr. Ryan McGarry, director of Code Black.
In advance of the Denver run, we talked to McGarry about the process of making Code Black, some of the biggest issues in health care and more.More »