Waiting For Superman

Waiting For Superman Release Date: September 24, 2010

Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim reminds us that education statistics have names: Anthony, Francisco, Bianca, Daisy, and Emily, whose stories make up the engrossing foundation of the big screen documentary, “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.

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Starring: Charles AdamMs. Celeste BellSteve BarrHarriet BallRobert BalfanzJames Carter IIIJonathan AlterGeoffrey CanadaCharles AdamsThe Black & McGee Family
Genres: Documentary
Directed By: Davis Guggenheim
Runtime: 111 minutes
MPAA Rating PG