The Resource Waiting for 'Superman', (videorecording)

Waiting for 'Superman', (videorecording)

Label
Waiting for 'Superman'
Title
Waiting for 'Superman'
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • 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. Included are featurettes, and commentary
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
370.973
Intended audience
Rating: PG; for some thematic material, mild language, and incidental smoking
Language note
English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish, English or French subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
103
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  • Education
  • Educación
Technique
live action
Label
Waiting for 'Superman', (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cataloged from web page
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn692818642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097363565048
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 19058 356504
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)692818642
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Waiting for 'Superman', (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Cataloged from web page
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn692818642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097363565048
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 19058 356504
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)692818642
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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