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Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)

PG111 min.Documentary
OPENING WKD
$139K (USA)
GROSS
$6.4MM (USA)
AWARDS
14 wins & 26 nominations See all »
SUMMARY
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim 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. Written By Sundance Film Festival  Less

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