812.323.3020 114 E Kirkwood Ave. Bloomington, IN 47408
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The Color of Medicine: The Story of Homer G. Phillips Hospital

Presented by: Medicare for All Indiana

Where: Buskirk-Chumley Theater


No showtimes available.


Movie Poster for the color of medicine The Color of Medicine is a documentary capturing the history of medical training of African-Americans at Homer G. Phillips Hospital. Dr. Earle U. Robinson Jr., a 2nd generation physician and alumnus, whose father was one of the first 27 interns to graduate from Homer G. Phillips, shares his personal story and the significance of the Homer G. Phillips hospital’s valuable part in African-American history. This event coincides with the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, and is presented in the spirit of Dr. King, who said, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”

This screening is presented by Medicare for All Indiana and IUMS – Bloomington Students for a National Health Program.

Doors open at 3:30pm for this free, unticketed event. The film runs 80 minutes, and will be followed by a Q&A. The estimated total length of the program is 2 and a half hours.

The Venue

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114 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47408

Owned by the City of Bloomington, the Buskirk-Chumley Theater is operated by BCT Management, Inc., a private non-profit organization. This theater, located one block east of the Courthouse Square, seats 600 with an orchestra level and a balcony. Concessions and items purchased from BLU Boy Cafe may be taken into the auditorium.

Restrooms, concessions, the box office, and the orchestra-level seats are all wheelchair accessible. Special seats are reserved for those using wheelchairs, which can be purchased via the box office at 812.323.3020. Street, lot, and garage parking is available across downtown Bloomington.

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