93 Queen follows Rachel "Ruchie" Freier, a lawyer, mother of six, and member of the Hasidic community, on her quest to deliver dignified emergency medical services to the Hasidic women of her neighborhood in Brooklyn.
Ruchie and her team struggle through the certification process and head out on their first emergency call, all against the wishes of the traditional patriarchy.
The birthrate in Brooklyn's Hasidic neighborhoods continues to rise. Hatzolah members - the largest all-male volunteer ambulance corps in the world - often attend at emergency births. This troubles women who honor Hasidic standards of modesty, sacrosanct in orthodox Jewish culture.
93 Queen is now a co-production with ITVS. Ruchie was just elected as a civil court judge in a Brooklyn municipal district. A judge by day, paramedic by night.