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

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

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 ; directed by Davis Guggenheim ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott
Contributor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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
Member of
Awards note
Winner, Best Documentary, National Board of Review ; Winner, 2010 Audience Award, U.S. Documentary, Sundance Film Festival
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Waiting for "Superman" (Motion picture)
  • Waiting for "Superman" (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Edited by Greg Finton, Jay Cassidy, Kim Roberts ; cinematography by Erich Roland, Bob Richman ; music by Christophe Beck
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for some thematic material, mild language and incidental smoking
Language note
English or Spanish dialogue; optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
  • LA212
  • LB2806.22
LC item number
  • .W35 2011
  • .W349 2011
PerformerNote
Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten
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1972-
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  • Guggenheim, Davis
  • Kimball, Billy
  • Chilcott, Lesley
  • Finton, Greg
  • Cassidy, Jay
  • Roberts, Kim
  • Roland, Erich
  • Richman, Bob
  • Beck, Christophe
  • Paramount Vantage
  • Participant Media
  • Walden Media
  • Electric Kinney Films
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
111
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  • Educational accountability
  • Education
  • Education
  • School improvement programs
  • Educational equalization
  • Public schools
  • Educación
  • Public schools
  • Education
  • Education
  • Educational accountability
  • Educational equalization
  • School improvement programs
  • United States
  • Schule
  • Schulkritik
  • Dokumentarfilm
  • USA
Technique
live action
Label
Waiting for "Superman", Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; directed by Davis Guggenheim ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010
  • Special features: commentary by director Davis Guggenheim and producer Lesley Chilcott; Changing the odds; Updates; A conversation with Davis Guggenheim; The future is in our classrooms; The making of "Shine"; deleted scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781415757222
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097363565048
  • 097363565055
  • 883929312955
  • 032429287601
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 35650
  • 11111020912
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)692818642
  • (OCoLC)ocn692818642
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Waiting for "Superman", Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; directed by Davis Guggenheim ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010
  • Special features: commentary by director Davis Guggenheim and producer Lesley Chilcott; Changing the odds; Updates; A conversation with Davis Guggenheim; The future is in our classrooms; The making of "Shine"; deleted scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781415757222
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097363565048
  • 097363565055
  • 883929312955
  • 032429287601
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 35650
  • 11111020912
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)692818642
  • (OCoLC)ocn692818642
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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