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Waiting for Superman (4 stars)

Compelling documentary about the crisis of public education in the United States

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Waiting for Superman

(PG) 111min

Compelling and persuasive documentary about the crisis of public education in the United States told through interlocking stories. An Inconvenient Truth director Davis Guggenheim brings a rare clarity to proceedings.

GFT, Glasgow, Sun 9–Tue 11 Jan; Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Mon 31 Jan–Wed 2 Feb.

Waiting for Superman

  • 4 stars
  • 2010
  • US
  • PG
  • Directed by: Davis Guggenheim
  • Written by: Davis Guggenheim, Billy Kimball

Compelling and persuasive documentary about the crisis of public education in the United States told through interlocking stories – from the students and families it is failing, to the educators and reformers trying to mend a system. An Inconvenient Truth director Davis Guggenheim brings a rare clarity to proceedings.

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