The First Wave

Trailer Tickets

ORPHEUM · SAUGERTIES

Sunday, December 5 1:00p

 
     
 
Woodstock Film Festival and Upstate Films present a special screening followed by Q&A with Matthew Heineman, led by Richard Rowley
 
Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning director Matthew Heineman follows his docs CARTEL LAND and CITY OF GHOSTS with this journey through one of New York’s hardest hit hospital systems during the terrifying first four months of the pandemic, embedding with a group of doctors, nurses and patients on the frontlines as they desperately try to navigate the crisis. (U.S., 2021, 94m)
 
After the Q&A, join us for a reception at The Dutch in Saugerties, NY from 3:30pm to 5pm.
 
“Miraculous … breathless, soul-piercing … a courageous and astonishing cinematic time capsule.” –Variety