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Title 2 million minutes / Broken Pencil Productions ; directed and edited by Chad Heeter ; produced by Adam Raney and Chad Heeter ; written by Adam Raney ; executive producer, Robert A. Compton.

Publication Info. [Indianapolis, Ind.] : Broken Pencil Productions, [2007]


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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  DVD 373.3 TWO MILLION DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
Edition Special 2-disc enhanced edition ; widescreen.
Description 2 videodiscs (54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, widescreen.
Performer Featuring: Neil Ahrendt, Brittany Brechbuhl, Rohit Sridharan, Apoorva Uppala, Jin Ruizhang, Hu Xiaoyuan ; commentators, Richard B. Freeman, Tim Draper, Shirley Ann Jackson, Vivek Paul, Robert Reich, Vivien Stewart, Vivek Wadhwa.
Credits Cinematography, Ferne Pearlstein ... [et al.] ; music, Eric Lindsay, Robert [Ernest] Hawes.
Note "A documentary calculating the educational divide"--Cover.
Summary Examines the daily lives, pressures, and ambitions of six high school students in the US, China, and India, and their future prospects in the global economy.
Contents Disc 1. Brains are everywhere -- Meet the students -- The flattening world -- Balancing my time -- Another Sputnik moment -- Seventeen in United States -- Expectations for myself -- Unless the U.S. wakes up. Disc 2. Teacher's manual -- Live q & a with Robert Compton -- 13 min. cut for presentations -- Visual commentary by Robert A. Compton -- Quiz show on the streets of Bangalore -- Teacher's guide.
Language Narration in English; interviews in English or Chinese with English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Education, Secondary -- Cross-cultural studies.
High school students -- United States.
High school students -- China.
High school students -- India.
Education, Secondary -- United States.
Education, Secondary -- China.
Education, Secondary -- India.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Heeter, Chad. Director. Producer.
Raney, Adam. Screenwriter. Producer.
Compton, Robert A.
Lindsay, Eric, 1980- Musician.
Pearlstein, Ferne. Cinematographer.
Ahrendt, Neil.
Brechbuhl, Brittany.
Sridharan, Rohit.
Uppala, Apoorva.
Ruizhang, Jin.
Xiaoyuan, Hu.
Freeman, Richard B. (Richard Barry), 1943-
Draper, Tim.
Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-
Paul, Vivek.
Reich, Robert B.
Stewart, Vivien.
Wadhwa, Vivek.
Hawes, Robert.
Carmel High School (Carmel, Indiana)
Shanghai Nanyang Model High School (Shanghai, China)
St. Paul's English School (Bangalore, India)
Broken Pencil Productions.
Added Title Two million minutes
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