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The Resource Waiting for "Superman" : [how we can save America's failing public schools], Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim, (DVD videorecording)

Waiting for "Superman" : [how we can save America's failing public schools], Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Waiting for "Superman" : [how we can save America's failing public schools]
Title
Waiting for "Superman"
Title remainder
[how we can save America's failing public schools]
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Provided is 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. Included are featurettes, and commentary
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography by Erich Roland, Bob Richman ; edited by Greg Finton, Jay Cassidy, Kim Roberts ; music by Christophe Beck
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; some thematic material, mild language, and incidental smoking
Language note
English or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Strickland, Bill
  • Canada, Geoffrey
  • Rhee, Michelle
  • Weingarten, Randi
  • Guggenheim, Davis
  • Kimball, Billy
  • Chilcott, Lesley
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Paramount Vantage
  • Participant Media
Runtime
111
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Waiting for "Superman" : [how we can save America's failing public schools], Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title and credits from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
  • Canadian Home Video rating: G
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781415757222
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097363565048
  • 097363565055
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
35650
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn692818642
  • (OCoLC)692818642
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Waiting for "Superman" : [how we can save America's failing public schools], Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title and credits from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
  • Canadian Home Video rating: G
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781415757222
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097363565048
  • 097363565055
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
35650
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn692818642
  • (OCoLC)692818642
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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