Waiting for 'Superman'

Waiting for 'Superman'

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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.
"...it's hard to deny the power of Guggenheim's lingering shots on these children, waiting on a superhero who isn't going to come."--USA Today
"Exhilarating, heartbreaking, and righteous..."--Variety
"Powerful, passionate, and potentially revolution-inducing documentary."--Entertainment Weekly
Publisher: [United States] : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.
Edition: Widescreen ed.
Branch Call Number: DVD 379. 10973 WAI
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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