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Waiting for "Superman"

Author: Davis Guggenheim; Billy Kimball; Lesley Chilcott; Christophe Beck
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[...] 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  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Davis Guggenheim; Billy Kimball; Lesley Chilcott; Christophe Beck
ISBN: 1415757224 9781415757222
OCLC Number: 732047790
Notes: Prod. USA, 2010.
Audio: English, Spanish ; subtitles: English, French, Spanish.
Special features: four additional inspiring teacher/student stories, the making of "Shine", a conversation with Davis Guggenheim etc.
Credits: Produced by Lesley Chilcott ; music by Christophe Beck ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball.
Performer(s): Interpr.: Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten.
Description: 1 DVD-Video (111 Min.)
Details: Ländercode 1.
Responsibility: directed by Davis Guggenheim.

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[...] 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. (Quelle: Umschlagtext).

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