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An examination of the current state of education in America today. Geoffrey Canada : One of the saddest days of my life was when my mother told me Superman did not exist. In. Original title: Waiting for 'Superman'. Play trailer Director Davis Guggenheim. Davis Guggenheim Billy Kimball. Top credits Director Davis Guggenheim. Trailer Waiting for Superman.
Clip Waiting For Superman. Photos Top cast Edit.
Charles Adams Self as Self. Jonathan Alter Self as Self. Robert Balfanz Self as Self. Harriet Ball Self as Self. Steve Barr Self as Self. Celeste Bell Self as Self as Ms. Celeste Bell. Geoffrey Canada Self as Self. Todd Dickson Self as Self. The Esparza Family Themselves as Themselves. Mike Feinberg Self as Self. Adrian M. Fenty Self as Self as Adrian Fenty. Howard Fuller Self as Self. Lester Garcia Self as Self. The Guy Family Themselves as Themselves. Eric Hanushek Self as Self.
Davis Guggenheim. More like this. Storyline Edit. 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. The fate of our country won't be decided on a battlefield, it will be determined in a classroom. Rated PG for some thematic material, mild language and incidental smoking.
Add content advisory. Did you know Edit. Trivia There is a scene in which Bianca, one of the little girls, is reading from a book about someone taking apples and bringing them into the city to sell. Quotes Geoffrey Canada : One of the saddest days of my life was when my mother told me Superman did not exist. Connections Edited from Adventures of Superman User reviews Review.
Top review. If you want to know what's wrong with education, avoid this film. This documentary attempts to explain why public schools in the US are failing. It blames some of the usual suspects lousy teachers, unions without getting their side of the story. It acts as if mediocre politicians who want to act as if they're "bringing Looking for my superman as they further their political careers are doing their best.
And "superteachers" are of course the heroes even though they spend most of the documentary telling us how wonderful they are and how it's the other teachers who are to blame for all the problems. And seriously, since when is Bill Gates an expert on education? Political and social contexts, economic causes and other factors not related to "bad teachers" are totally ignored, which makes the documentary pointless and superficial.
Instead, the solutions are empty rhetoric, meaningless business jargon and ridiculous psycho-babble. So if you want a more comprehensive and serious analysis of the why schools are failing you should watch The Wire season 4. Sad, isn't it? It's worth listening to the closing song. I think it's John Legend. Details Edit. Release date October 29, United States.
United States. English Spanish. Waiting for 'Superman'. Box office Edit. Technical specs Edit. Runtime 1h 51min. Related news.
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