Waiting for "Superman"
(DVD) 

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Published
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.
Edition
[Widescreen edition].
ISBN
1415757224, 9781415757222
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
Status
Pontiac - Storage
DVD 370.973 Wai
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Published
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.
Format
DVD
Edition
[Widescreen edition].
Language
English
ISBN
1415757224, 9781415757222
UPC
097363565048, 097363565055

Notes

General Note
Title and credits from container.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
General Note
Canadian Home Video rating: G.
General Note
Special features: Four additional inspiring teacher/student stories; Changing the odds, a look at innovative programs that are changing public education; Public education updates, 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; commentary by director Davis Guggenheim and producer Lesley Chilcott.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography by Erich Roland, Bob Richman ; edited by Greg Finton, Jay Cassidy, Kim Roberts ; music by Christophe Beck.
Participants/Performers
Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten.
Description
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. Included are featurettes, and commentary.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG; some thematic material, mild language, and incidental smoking.
System Details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language
English or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Strickland, B., Canada, G., Rhee, M., Weingarten, R., Guggenheim, D., Kimball, B., & Chilcott, L. (2011). Waiting for "Superman" ([Widescreen edition].). Paramount Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bill. Strickland et al.. 2011. Waiting for "Superman". Paramount Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bill. Strickland et al.. Waiting for "Superman" Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Strickland, Bill., et al. Waiting for "Superman" [Widescreen edition]., Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.

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