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Waiting for 'Superman'

Author: Davis GuggenheimBilly KimballLesley ChilcottGeoffrey CanadaMichelle RheeAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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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.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Davis Guggenheim; Billy Kimball; Lesley Chilcott; Geoffrey Canada; Michelle Rhee; Bill Strickland; Randi Weingarten; Paramount Vantage.; Participant Media.
OCLC Number: 727134845
Language Note: English, Spanish audio; English, French, Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Cast: Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; an Electric Kinney production ; directed by Davis Guggenhiem ; written by Davis Guggenheim and Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott.

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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.

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