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Inconvenient Truth Premiere, Riverside Church, May 19th, 6pm

Please join us for the premiere of our movie, The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman. The official premiere will be held at Riverside Church in Harlem on May 19th, 2011 from 6-10 pm.  This event is free and open to the public.  Diane Ravitch, among others, will be our honored guest.  The evening will include a panel featuring a NYC parent, teacher, and student as well as Dr. Ravitch and a few other prominent  education advocates.  Great thanks to the Mission and Social Justice Committee at Riverside Church for sponsoring the event.

For more information please see the movie website  http://www.waitingforsupermantruth.org/

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8 thoughts on “Inconvenient Truth Premiere, Riverside Church, May 19th, 6pm

  1. Watching the film even as I write this. Brilliant and dead on the money. Can’t wait to share it with colleagues, neighbors, and other stakeholders. Thank you so much for doing this.

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  2. Guggenheim spent a great deal of money to make a movie that sadly portray the charter schools as saviors of the education movement and public schools as the cause of society’s problems. He exploited the desperations of parents and children trying to get in, yet the charter schools are no better or worse, and will counsel out those children with special needs, ELL, behavior problems, or a threat to their stats.

    But, Julie, Brian, Norm, and those from GEM, with a slim budget and on their own time, brilliantly highlighted the deceitful mechanisms that the charter schools use to pit parents against parents, squeeze into overcrowded public schools making impossible for the schools to survive, and the obvious truth behind the millionaires’ tactics to get richer on the backs of our public school children.

    Each statement that Julie, Brian, Leonie, and the parents made in the movie is a testament to what’s happening in our schools. After the movie, Diane spoke and said that this movie should go viral. Exactly! Get the movie, spread the truth, and expose those educrats!

    Posted by zulma villalba | May 21, 2011, 7:15 am
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