Waiting for "Superman" / 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

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Subjects: Education--United States
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, Spanish, French, Spanish & English
Audience: General, MPAA rating: PG; some thematic material, mild language, and incidental smoking
Published: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011
LC Classification: L, LA
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternate Title(s): Waiting for Superman (Motion picture).
Additional Authors: Director : Guggenheim, Davis
Author of screenplay : Kimball, Billy
Producer : Chilcott, Lesley
Strickland, Bill
Canada, Geoffrey
Rhee, Michelle
Weingarten, Randi
Beck, Christophe, 1972-
Paramount Vantage
Participant Media
Walden Media
Electric Kinney (Firm)
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 1415757224
ISBN: 9781415757222
UPC: 097363565048
UPC: 097363565055
Videorecording number: 35650Paramount Home Entertainment
DVD, NTSC, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
English or Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten
Credits: Cinematography by Erich Roland, Bob Richman ; edited by Greg Finton, Jay Cassidy, Kim Roberts ; music by Christophe Beck
Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
MPAA rating: PG; some thematic material, mild language, and incidental smoking
Canadian Home Video rating: G
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
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; deleted scenes
OCLC Number: 692818642
ISBN/ISSN: 1415757224