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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Davis Guggenheim; Billy Kimball; Lesley Chilcott; Bill Strickland; Geoffrey Canada; Michelle Rhee; Randi Weingarten; Erich Roland; Bob Richman; Greg Finton; Jay Cassidy; Kim Roberts; Christophe Beck; John Legend; Paramount Vantage.; Participant Media.; Walden Media.; Electric Kinney Films.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
|Language Note:||English or Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.|
|Notes:||Companion book: Waiting for "Superman" : how we can save America's failing public schools / edited by Karl Weber.
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.
|Credits:||Cinematography by Erich Roland, Bob Richman ; edited by Greg Finton, Jay Cassidy, Kim Roberts ; music by Christophe Beck ; title track "Shine" written and performed by John Legend.|
|Performer(s):||Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten.|
|Awards:||Winner, Best Documentary, National Board of Review ; Winner, 2010 Audience Award, U.S. Documentary, Sundance Film Festival.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: PG; some thematic material, mild language, and incidental smoking.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.|
|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) --
|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.|
- Educational accountability -- Law and legislation -- United States.
- Education -- Standards -- United States.
- Education -- United States -- Evaluation.
- School improvement programs -- United States.
- Educational equalization -- United States.
- Public schools -- United States.
- Educación -- Estados Unidos.
- Education -- Evaluation.
- Education -- Standards.
- Educational accountability -- Law and legislation.
- Educational equalization.
- Public schools.
- School improvement programs.
- United States.
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