Back in July, I wrote on this blog about The Waiting Room, a new documentary that follows life inside a public hospital in Oakland. The film is finally being shown in California in limited theatrical release starting next week. Here’s the schedule:

Santa Monica: Sept. 28 – Oct. 4 at the Laemmle Monica 4 Plex (Q&A with director Pete Nicks at evening screenings on 9/29 and 9/30)

Oakland: Oct. 19 – Oct. 25 at the Grand Lake Theater (Q&A with Pete Nicks on 10/19 and 10/20)

San Francisco: Oct. 19 – Oct. 25 at the Sundance Kabuki Theater (Q&A with Pete Nicks on 10/21)

San Jose: Oct. 19 – Oct. 25 (theater TBA)

The Waiting Room Theatrical Trailer from The Waiting Room on Vimeo.

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