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The Resource Waiting for "Superman", Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim, (DVD)

Waiting for "Superman", Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim, (DVD)

Label
Waiting for "Superman"
Title
Waiting for "Superman"
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
Genre
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
Dewey number
370.973
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
LC call number
LA212
LC item number
.W35 2011
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
Runtime
111
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education
  • Educación
  • DVD videodisc
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Waiting for "Superman", Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title and credits from container
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781415757222
Lccn
692818642
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097363565048
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
35650
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • sky234760083
  • (OCoLC)765838937
  • 789412
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Waiting for "Superman", Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title and credits from container
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781415757222
Lccn
692818642
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097363565048
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
35650
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • sky234760083
  • (OCoLC)765838937
  • 789412
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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