Saturday, October 10, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
Dir. Frederick Wiseman. 1970, 84 mins. 16mm. Turning his unflinching lens on the brutal banality of human misery, Wiseman shows the daily activities of New York’s Metropolitan Hospital, which for more than 125 years has served a diverse, mostly poor, African-American and immigrant population. Wiseman focuses primarily on the emergency ward and outpatient clinics.
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