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The Resource Waiting for "Superman", Paramount Vantage ; Participant Media in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim, (videorecording)

Waiting for "Superman", Paramount Vantage ; Participant Media in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim, (videorecording)

Label
Waiting for "Superman"
Title
Waiting for "Superman"
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Vantage ; Participant Media in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Waiting for "Superman" (Motion picture)
  • Waiting for Superman : how we can save America's failing public schools
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
Dewey number
370.973
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English and Spanish with English, French and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned (SDH: subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing)
PerformerNote
Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1972-
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  • Guggenheim, Davis
  • Kimball, Billy
  • Strickland, Bill
  • Canada, Geoffrey
  • Rhee, Michelle
  • Weingarten, Randi
  • Beck, Christophe
  • Paramount Vantage
  • Participant Media
  • Walden Media
  • Electric Kinney Films
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
111
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  • Educational accountability
  • Education
  • Education
  • School improvement programs
  • Educational equalization
  • Public schools
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Waiting for "Superman", Paramount Vantage ; Participant Media in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
  • Features: scene selection, audio 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
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn692818642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781415757222
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097363565048
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
35650
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781415757222
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Waiting for "Superman", Paramount Vantage ; Participant Media in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
  • Features: scene selection, audio 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
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn692818642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781415757222
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097363565048
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
35650
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781415757222
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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