Film Screening: Bringing Out The Dead
Directed by Martin Scorsese (United States, 1999, 121 minutes, color)
Starring Nicolas Cage, Patricia Arquette, John Goodman
Based on the bestselling autobiographical novel of the same name by Joe Connelly, BRINGING OUT THE DEAD follows a burned-out Manhattan ambulance paramedic working the graveyard shift at the height of the crack epidemic in the early 1990s as he is haunted by the ghosts of the people he couldn’t save. Student volunteers of UAlbany’s award-winning Five Quad Ambulance Service will join Connelly immediately following the screening in a conversation about the rewards and perils of serving on an ambulance corps.
Cosponsored by UAlbany School of Criminal Justice’s Crime, History, and Public Memory Film Series