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Title Waiting for "Superman" [videorecording] / Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present, in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim.

Imprint Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2011]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    379.1 WAI    Available
 GDL Montrose Library DVD    379.1 WAI    Available
Description 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Special features: Four additional inspiring teacher/student stories; Changing the odds, a look at innovative programs that are changing public education; Public education updates, changes which have taken place since the making of the film; A conversation with Davis Guggenheim; The future is in our classrooms; The making of "Shine"; the film's title track by musician John Legend; commentary by director Davis Guggenheim and producer Lesley Chilcott.
Credits Cinematography by Erich Roland, Bob Richman ; edited by Greg Finton, Jay Cassidy, Kim Roberts ; music by Christophe Beck.
Cast Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten.
Summary "Provides an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. [This documentary] has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of five unforgettable students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a better life"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; some thematic material, mild language, and incidental smoking.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Education -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Strickland, Bill.
Canada, Geoffrey.
Rhee, Michelle.
Weingarten, Randi.
Guggenheim, Davis.
Kimball, Billy.
Chilcott, Lesley.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Paramount Vantage.
Participant Media.
ISBN 1415757224
9781415757222
Standard No. 097363565048
097363565055
Music No. 35650 Paramount Home Entertainment

 
    
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