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The Resource Waiting for "Superman", Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; directed by Davis Guggenheim ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott

Waiting for "Superman", Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; directed by Davis Guggenheim ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott

Label
Waiting for "Superman"
Title
Waiting for "Superman"
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; directed by Davis Guggenheim ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott
Creator
Contributor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Interviewee
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Provided is 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
Member of
Awards note
Winner, Best Documentary, National Board of Review ; Winner, 2010 Audience Award, U.S. Documentary, Sundance Film Festival
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Waiting for "Superman" (Motion picture)
  • Waiting for "Superman" (Motion picture)
  • Waiting for "Superman" (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Edited by Greg Finton, Jay Cassidy, Kim Roberts ; cinematography by Erich Roland, Bob Richman ; music by Christophe Beck
Dewey number
  • 379.1/0973
  • 370.973
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for some thematic material, mild language and incidental smoking
Language note
English or Spanish dialogue; optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
  • LA212
  • LB2806.22
LC item number
  • .W35 2011
  • .W349 2011
PerformerNote
Geoffrey Canada (educator), Lester Garcia (Boyle Heights Learning Collaborative), Steve Barr (founder, Green Dot Public Schools), Bill Strickland (education reformer), Jay Mathews (education reporter, The Washington Post), Michelle Rhee (chancellor, D.C. Public Schools), Jonathan Alter (senior editor, Newsweek), Eric Hanushek (Stanford University), Howard Fuller (former superintendent, Milwaukee), Randi Weingarten (president, American Federation of Teachers), Dennis Van Roekel (president, National Education Association), Jason Kamras (Teacher Quality Control, D.C.), Lance T. Izumi (Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy), Todd Dickson (Summit Prep Public Charter School), Bill Gates (founder, Microsoft), Charles Adams (head of school, SEED)
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  • Guggenheim, Davis
  • Kimball, Billy
  • Chilcott, Lesley
  • Canada, Geoffrey
  • Barr, Steve
  • Strickland, Bill
  • Mathews, Jay
  • Rhee, Michelle
  • Alter, Jonathan
  • Hanushek, Eric A.
  • Fuller, Howard
  • Weingarten, Randi
  • Izumi, Lance T.
  • Gates, Bill
  • Finton, Greg
  • Cassidy, Jay
  • Roberts, Kim
  • Roland, Erich
  • Richman, Bob
  • Beck, Christophe
  • Paramount Vantage
  • Participant Media
  • Walden Media
  • Electric Kinney Films
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
111
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  • Educational accountability
  • Education
  • Education
  • School improvement programs
  • Educational equalization
  • Teacher effectiveness
  • Teachers' unions
  • Public schools
  • School failure
  • Low-performing schools
  • Dropouts
  • Educational change
  • Charter schools
  • College preparation programs
  • School children
  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Educators
  • University of South Alabama
  • Educación
  • Teachers
  • School failure
  • School children
  • Parents
  • Educators
  • Educational change
  • Dropouts
  • College preparation programs
  • Charter schools
  • Public schools
  • Education
  • Education
  • Educational accountability
  • Educational equalization
  • School improvement programs
  • United States
  • Schulkritik
  • Dokumentarfilm
Technique
live action
Label
Waiting for "Superman", Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; directed by Davis Guggenheim ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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) -- deleted scenes
Control code
692818642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781415757222
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • UMKC: Inquire with copyright@umkc.edu about availability of public performance rights.
  • MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
  • 097363565048
  • 097363565055
  • 883929312955
  • 032429287601
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 35650
  • 11111020912
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)692818642
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Waiting for "Superman", Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; directed by Davis Guggenheim ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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) -- deleted scenes
Control code
692818642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781415757222
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • UMKC: Inquire with copyright@umkc.edu about availability of public performance rights.
  • MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
  • 097363565048
  • 097363565055
  • 883929312955
  • 032429287601
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 35650
  • 11111020912
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)692818642
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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