Healthy Families | KCET
The State of California has been hacking its budget due to major revenue shortages this year. One item on the chopping block is Healthy Families, a statewide health plan for low-income families. If this happens, millions of children could be out of health insurance. We went to visit AltaMed Health Services, a non-profit health insurance provider that services many of these children in the Southern California area, to see what these bugdet cuts could mean for our health system and families in general.
"Our emergency care facilities would be flooded...and would ultimately cause a collapse in our health care system," claims Castulo de la Rocha, the President and CEO of AltaMed.
Credits: Shot and edited by Matthew Williams. Music by Matthew Williams. Produced by Juan Devis, Matthew Williams and Gary Dauphin
A Q&A will immediately follow the screening with actor Susan Kelechi Watson and production designer Jade Healy.
After the screening, KCET Cinema Series host Pete Hammond conversed with director Fernando Ferreira Meirelles (City of Gold), and writer Anthony McCarten.
All around the United States is a 100-mile border zone where one can be searched and one's things seized. Policies way beyond what the constitution allows is regularly implemented. Artists drew on select sites. Here's what they realized.
Created by policymakers in the 1940s, the border zone extends 100 miles inland from the nation’s land and sea boundaries and houses nearly two-thirds of the U.S. population. It's also where the 4th amendment rights of the people have been subverted.
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