Waiting for "Superman"
(Video, DVD) 

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Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.
Video, DVD
Widescreen version.
1415757224, 9781415757222
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1 videodisc (DVD) (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 


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Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.
Widescreen version.
1415757224, 9781415757222
097363565048, 097363565055


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
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; deleted scenes.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography by Erich Roland, Bob Richman ; edited by Greg Finton, Jay Cassidy, Kim Roberts ; music by Christophe Beck.
Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten.
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Rated PG; for some thematic material, mild language, and incidental smoking.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
English or Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

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

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

Davis. Guggenheim et al.. 2011. Waiting for "Superman". Paramount Home Entertainment.

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

Davis. Guggenheim et al.. Waiting for "Superman" Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Guggenheim, Davis., et al. Waiting for "Superman" Widescreen version., Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.

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