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"Waiting for Superman"

Sunday movie.
When Apr 17, 2011
from 02:00 PM to 03:40 PM
Where Hoffman Community Room
Contact Name
Contact Phone 563-875-8912
Attendees All ages.
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Sunday, May 15:  Sunday Movies @ Your Library presents "Waiting for Superman" @ 2:00 pm.  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.  Rated PG.  (102 min.)

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