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Honorable But Broken: EMS In Crisis

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Official Film Site

Narrated by six-time Golden Globe and two-time Primetime Emmy award winning actress

Sarah Jessica Parker

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1M

EMS Providers

25K

Ambulance

Services

36

States

Consider EMS

Non-Essential

1

Life could be saved

A documentary film exploring the world of EMTs and Paramedics, the collapse of the EMS system, and what needs to be done to save it.

Official Film Trailer

About the film

What if you called for an ambulance and one never came?

The goal of our documentary is to raise awareness of the systemic collapse of EMS and to advocate for change. Shockingly, most states don’t mandate the provision of EMS, so funding is unpredictable and inadequate. There is a critical workforce shortage, particularly in rural areas, which in turn has lead to much longer response times.

 

This is something that will affect all of us and we should be very concerned.

Producer Bryony Gilbey is a former CBS News 60 Minutes and ABC producer and mother of three EMS professionals. This is a very personal project for her and in fact she has self-financed all of the production costs to date.

 

Producer Richard Diefenbach is a former broadcast news journalist (ABC/CBS/FOX), professional history and English teacher, and owner of RPD Media Associates, LLC.

Featuring photography by Derek O. Hanley from the book Photos From The Front Lines: A Year On The Streets Of Alameda County

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Attention: We have finished filming and there is an urgent need for additional funds as soon as possible to get the film onto a streaming platform and into the homes of the national public! Donate TODAY!

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Meet The Team

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Matt
Brodie

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Editor

Cinematographer

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Richard
Difenbach

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Cinematographer

Producer

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Bryony 
Gilbey

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Director

Producer

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Sarah Jessica 
Parker

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Narrator

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Derek O.
Hanley

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Featured

Photographer

The ultimate donation opportunity: 
Be featured in the film credits!

Donate at one of the executive star levels and have your name or organization in the credits of Honorable But Broken: EMS In Crisis! Support the only documentary film sounding the alarm about this national emergency, and help us get this film onto a streaming platform and into the home of every citizen. Your name or organization in the credit roll would be bound with the film and immortalized for potentially thousands, or even millions of future viewers to see. This is a great way for organizations to publicly show the EMS workforce that they recognize their service and sacrifice, especially during the pandemic extended crisis. The more funds we can raise, we better the chances the film will get picked up for national or international distribution.

Hurry! Fundraising window closes 12/1/23

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