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Waiting for "Superman"

Author: Davis GuggenheimBilly KimballLesley ChilcottBill StricklandGeoffrey CanadaAll authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : Public Education Documentary LLC, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videodisc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentaire. "Provides an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. Waiting for "Superman" 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  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Davis Guggenheim; Billy Kimball; Lesley Chilcott; Bill Strickland; Geoffrey Canada; Michelle Rhee; Randi Weingarten; Karl Weber; Public Education Documentary.; Paramount Vantage.; Participant Media.; Walden Media.; Films Critérion.
OCLC Number: 748785425
Language Note: Bandes sonores en anglais et en espagnol avec sous-titres optionnels en anglais, en français et en espagnol.
Notes: "Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; in association with Walden Media, Electric Kinney production."
Complémentaire au volume : Waiting for "Superman" : how we can save America's failing public schools / édité par Karl Weber (localisé à la cote LB 2806 .22 W145a 2010).
Credits: Scénario et réalisation, Davis Guggenheim, Billy Kimball ; production, Lesley Chilcott.
Performer(s): Distribution, Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee Randi Weingarten.
Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : son., coul. avec séquences n & b ; 12 cm.
Contents: Commentary by director Davis Guggenheim and producer Lesley Chilcott --
Changing the odds (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" --
Deleted scenes.
Other Titles: Waiting for "Superman" : how we can save America's failing public schools.

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Documentaire. "Provides an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. Waiting for "Superman" 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"--Conteneur.

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