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Waiting for "Superman"

Guggenheim, Davis. (Screenwriter, Director). Kimball, Billy. (Screenwriter). Chilcott, Lesley. (Producer). Strickland, Bill, 1947- (Added Author). Canada, Geoffrey. (Interviewee). Rhee, Michelle. (Interviewee). Weingarten, Randi. (Interviewee). Roland, Erich. (Cinematographer). Richman, Bob. (Cinematographer). Finton, Greg. (Film editor). Cassidy, Jay. (Film editor). Roberts, Kim. (Film editor). Beck, Christophe, 1972- (Composer). Legend, John. (Performer). Paramount Vantage. (Added Author). Participant Media. (Added Author). Walden Media. (Added Author). Electric Kinney Films. (Added Author). Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.

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Lummi Library DVD 715 LA 212 .W35 2011 285937 DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1415757224
  • ISBN: 9781415757222
  • Physical Description: videorecording
    videodisc
    1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note: Companion book: Waiting for "Superman" : how we can save America's failing public schools / edited by Karl Weber.
Special features: Optional audio feature commentary by director Davis Guggenheim and producer Lesley Chilcott -- Changing the odds (ca. 6 min. ; a look at innovative programs that are changing public education) -- Updates (text feature listing 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) -- deleted scenes.
English or Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Winner, Best Documentary, National Board of Review ; Winner, 2010 Audience Award, U.S. Documentary, Sundance Film Festival.
Formatted Contents Note: Special features: Optional audio feature commentary by director Davis Guggenheim and producer Lesley Chilcott -- Changing the odds (ca. 6 min. ; a look at innovative programs that are changing public education) -- Updates (text feature listing 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) -- deleted scenes.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematography by Erich Roland, Bob Richman ; edited by Greg Finton, Jay Cassidy, Kim Roberts ; music by Christophe Beck ; title track "Shine" written and performed by John Legend.
Participant or Performer Note: Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; some thematic material, mild language, and incidental smoking.
System Details Note:
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English or Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Winner, Best Documentary, National Board of Review ; Winner, 2010 Audience Award, U.S. Documentary, Sundance Film Festival.
Subject: Educational accountability Law and legislation United States
Education Standards United States
Education United States Evaluation
School improvement programs United States
Educational equalization United States
Public schools United States
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Educational films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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