Waiting For Superman Trailer (2010)

Director: Davis Guggenheim  

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Tags: education, education reform, charter school

Description: For a nation that proudly declared it would leave no child behind, America continues to do so at alarming rates. Despite increased spending and politicians' promises, our buckling public, education system, once the best in the world, routinely forsakes the education of millions of children. Oscar-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH) reminds us that education "statistics" have names: Anthony, Francisco, Bianca, Daisy, and Emily, whose stories make up the engrossing foundation of WAITING FOR "SUPERMAN." As he follows a handful of promising kids through a system that inhibits, rather than encourages, academic growth, Guggenheim undertakes an exhaustive review of public education, surveying "drop-out factories" and "academic sinkholes," methodically dissecting the system and its seemingly intractable problems. However, embracing the belief that good teachers make good schools, Guggenheim offers hope by exploring innovative approaches taken by education reformers and charter schools that have, in reshaping the culture, refused to leave their students behind.

Release Date: 9/24/2010

Genre: Documentary

Studio: Paramount Pictures

Offical Website: http://www.WaitingForSuperman.com

Rating: Movie Rating


Release Dates:

Country Release Type Date
United States Theatrical Wide Release 9/24/2010
United Kingdom Theatrical Wide Release 11/26/2010
United States DVD/Blu-ray Release 2/15/2011
United States DVD/Blu-ray Release 1/1/2013
United States DVD/Blu-ray Release 10/24/2017


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