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Waiting for "Superman"

Author: Paramount Vantage.; Participant Media.; Walden Media.; Electric Kinney (Firm); Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : DVD audio : English
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Videorecording
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Paramount Vantage.; Participant Media.; Walden Media.; Electric Kinney (Firm); Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415757224 9781415757222
OCLC Number: 809770673
Language Note: English or Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
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.
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.

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