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

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

Label
Waiting for "Superman"
Title
Waiting for "Superman"
Statement of responsibility
presented by Paramount Vantage and Participant Media in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; directed by Davis Guggenheim ; written by Davis Guggenheim and Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott
Title variation
Waiting for Superman
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Examines public education in the United States and uncovers the ways in which American public education has declined. This documentary has helped launch a movement to achieve change through the stories of five students and their individual struggles and triumphs
Awards note
National Board of Review, Best Documentary; Sundance Film Festival, Audience Award, U.S. Documentary, 2010
Cataloging source
ZAD
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Waiting for "Superman" (Motion picture)
Credits note
Cinematography by Erich Roland, Bob Richman ; edited by Greg Finton, Jay Cassidy, Kim Roberts ; music by Christophe Beck ; title track "Shine" written and performed by John Legend
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for mild language, crude humor and some thematic elements
Language note
Dialogue in English. Optional closed captioning in English
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  • WGPy8UuRJSA
  • TA8NCUcZ59U
  • SDVNVNpx3FQ
  • EunUL5J-4B4
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)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Guggenheim, Davis
  • Kimball, Billy
  • Chilcott, Lesley
  • Strickland, Bill
  • Canada, Geoffrey
  • Rhee, Michelle
  • Weingarten, Randi
  • Roland, Erich
  • Richman, Bob
  • Finton, Greg
  • Cassidy, Jay
  • Roberts, Kim
  • Beck, Christophe
  • Legend, John
  • Paramount Vantage
  • Participant Media
  • Walden Media
  • Electric Kinney Films
  • Swank Motion Pictures, Inc
Runtime
111
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  • Educational accountability
  • Education
  • Education
  • School improvement programs
  • Educational equalization
  • Public schools
  • Streaming video
  • Education
  • Education
  • Educational accountability
  • Educational equalization
  • Public schools
  • School improvement programs
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Waiting for "Superman", presented by Paramount Vantage and Participant Media in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; directed by Davis Guggenheim ; written by Davis Guggenheim and Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010
  • Wide screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
911203014
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (111 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)911203014
System details
  • System requirements: Internet connection (1.5 Mbps minimum, 3.0 Mbps recommended); Edge, Firefox 47 or higher, Chrome 62 or higher, or Internet Explorer 11 or higher
  • System requirements: Internet connection (1.5 Mbps minimum, 3.0 Mbps recommended); Android 3 or higher, iOS 8.0 or higher, or iPadOS
Video recording format
other
Label
Waiting for "Superman", presented by Paramount Vantage and Participant Media in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; directed by Davis Guggenheim ; written by Davis Guggenheim and Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010
  • Wide screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
911203014
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (111 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)911203014
System details
  • System requirements: Internet connection (1.5 Mbps minimum, 3.0 Mbps recommended); Edge, Firefox 47 or higher, Chrome 62 or higher, or Internet Explorer 11 or higher
  • System requirements: Internet connection (1.5 Mbps minimum, 3.0 Mbps recommended); Android 3 or higher, iOS 8.0 or higher, or iPadOS
Video recording format
other

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