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The Resource 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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

Label
Waiting for "Superman"
Title
Waiting for "Superman"
Statement of responsibility
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
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
Awards note
Winner, Best Documentary, National Board of Review ; Winner, 2010 Audience Award, U.S. Documentary, Sundance Film Festival.
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
Dewey number
370.973
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; some thematic material, mild language, and incidental smoking
Language note
English or Spanish dialogue with optional 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/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Guggenheim, Davis
  • Kimball, Billy
  • Chilcott, Lesley
  • Strickland, Bill
  • Canada, Geoffrey
  • Rhee, Michelle
  • Weingarten, Randi
  • Roland, Erich
  • Richman, Bob
  • Finton, Greg
  • Cassidy, Jay
  • Roberts, Kim
  • Beck, Christophe
  • Paramount Vantage
  • Participant Media
  • Walden Media
  • Electric Kinney (Firm)
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
111
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education
  • Public schools
  • Educación
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
Color
multicolored
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
  • 097363565055
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
35650
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (videorecording)
Publication
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
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
Color
multicolored
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
  • 097363565055
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
35650
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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