With the debate over healthcare reform raging nationwide, what’s been lost in the discussion are Americans who live every day without proper access to healthcare. Unable to afford treatment, many choose to suffer through minor illnesses in the hopes that they’ll just go away. REMOTE AREA MEDICAL documents the annual two-day “pop-up” medical clinic operated by the non-profit Remote Area Medical (RAM) at the NASCAR speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. This is an unflinching look at people in need of care and the one-of-a-kind community that assembles in the hope of securing a healthy future.
Saturday, April 13, 3:15pm; Sunday, April 14, 12:15pm