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Author: Chad Heeter; Adam Raney; Robert A Compton; Broken Pencil Productions.
Publisher: [Indianapolis, Ind.] : Broken Pencil Productions, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : [Widescreen]View all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Feature films
Documentary videos
Documentary films
Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Chad Heeter; Adam Raney; Robert A Compton; Broken Pencil Productions.
OCLC Number: 191062680
Language Note: Narration in English; interviews in English or Chinese with English subtitles.
Credits: Cinematography, Ferne Pearlstein [and others] ; music, Eric Lindsay, Robert [Ernest] Hawes ; executive producer, Robert A. Compton ; edited by Chad Heeter.
Performer(s): 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.
Description: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen.
Contents: 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.
Other Titles: Two million minutes
Responsibility: Broken Pencil Productions ; directed by Chad Heeter ; produced by Adam Raney and Chad Heeter ; written by Adam Raney.
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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.

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Two Million Minutes

(EMRO user published 2008-08-06 ) Very Good Permalink
This documentary takes an in-depth look at how students in the United States allocate their high school years (approximately four years or two million minutes) compared with India and China. It examines the implications this may have on the U.S. position in the global economy during the 21st century....
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