November 19, 2010

Waiting for Superman

Since I am currently a member of the public education system, I was excited to see this film from the genius director of "An Inconvenient Truth" to expose the flawed educational system, and I was not at all disappointed. The point of this documentary is to give the audience not just statistics about children trying to get into good public schools, but to give them a face of a child to match with the statistic. This technique has been used in many documentaries, but never has one effected me as much as these kids. It made me not just angry at our government's educational system, but terrified of what was to come for my education and the education of future generations. 
My review: A


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