Waiting for "Superman"

Book Cover
Average Rating
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
Adult DVDs - Nonfiction (1st floor Audio/Video)
DVD 370.9 WAI
1 available


Loading Description...

Also in this Series

Checking series information...


LocationCall NumberStatus
Adult DVDs - Nonfiction (1st floor Audio/Video)DVD 370.9 WAIOn Shelf

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

More Details

Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.


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.
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. 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.
English or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

Reviews from GoodReads

Loading GoodReads Reviews.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

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

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

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

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

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

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

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

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

Staff View

Loading Staff View.