Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders

Friday, August 14 - Thursday, August 20, 2009

Screening in DocuWeeks 2009. For the first time in its history, a filmcrew has been allowed access to the field operations of the world largest medical NGO — Doctors Without Borders. Filmed in the war zones of Liberia and Congo, LIVING IN EMERGENCY follows four volunteer doctors as they struggle to provide emergency care in extreme conditions. Amidst the chaos, each volunteermust confront the severe challenges of the work, the tough choices and the limits of their own idealism.

Filmmaker in person Sat at 7:30, Sun at 9:35, Tue at 7:30, Wed at 9:35, and Thu at 9:35!

  • Country USA
  • Language English
  • Rating NR
  • Year 2009
  • Running Time 93 minutes
  • Distributor Red Floor Pictures
  • Director Mark N. Hopkins

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