Without thinking of themselves, these brave professionals face the panic and upheaval of treating so many epidemic victims. This has been a severe test to them and to the public awaiting help.
Kino Lorber has released their acclaimed “THE AMERICAN NURSE” documentary offering free streaming’s following their six-year anniversary from now through May coinciding with National Nurses Week and the World Health Organization (WHO) and 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.
“Every day we hear about nurses on the frontlines who are risking their own lives to care for others. Who are the people that choose to do this work? What is their DNA? This film follows 5 nurses to understand what compels them to walk toward a crisis instead of running from it.” – Carolyn Jones, Director
At no time in recent history has the vital role of nurses in America been so clear. To honor nurses on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, Kino Lorber is offering a free streaming re-release of the acclaimed documentary, THE AMERICAN NURSE
The documentary highlights the lives of five American nurses from diverse specialties, bringing to the big screen a sincere look at the commitment, necessity, and compassion behind this profession that impacts us all.
“Nurses matter now more than ever. They are on the frontlines of our health care system every single today. At some point in our life each of us will encounter a nurse, whether it be as a patient or as a loved one,” said filmmaker and photographer Carolyn Jones, director of THE AMERICAN NURSE. “And that one encounter can mean the difference between suffering and peace; between chaos and order. With nurses risking their lives today responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, I am so glad that we are able to make the film available to people in their homes for free.” SANDY ZIMMERMAN: Award-winning Sandy Zimmerman produces television programs, documentaries, TV commercials, filmed a Cattle Drive in Reno, Nevada, travel specials in the US and around the world, as a Photographer/ Videographer/ Editor/ Talk Show Host of Sandy Zimmerman’s Las Vegas TV television program, airing 6 X’s each week and “Discover the Ultimate Vacation” travel specials.
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President & CEO Richard Lorber said, “We are humbled to have been selected to offer this important and timely film for free to viewers, honoring the heroic work of nurses. It’s a film all of us need to see right now to fully appreciate heroes who are always at the front lines working hard to protect and save us.”