Davis Guggenheim

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Philip Davis Guggenheim (born November 3, 1963) is an Academy Award-winning American film director and producer. His credits as a producer and director include Training Day, The Shield, Alias, 24, NYPD Blue, ER, Deadwood, and Party of Five and the documentaries An Inconvenient Truth and Waiting for 'Superman'. Since 2006, Guggenheim is the only filmmaker to release three different films that were ranked within the top 100 highest-grossing documentaries of all time (An Inconvenient Truth, It Might Get Loud, and Waiting for 'Superman'). Description above from the Wikipedia article Davis Guggenheim, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

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A documentary on Al Gore's campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognized problem worldwide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Al Gore  •  Billy West  •  Ronald Reagan  •  George W. Bush

A documentary on Al Gore's campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognized problem worldwide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Al Gore  •  Billy West  •  Ronald Reagan  •  George W. Bush

Waiting for "Superman" (2010)

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Gripping, heartbreaking, and ultimately hopeful, Waiting for Superman is an impassioned indictment of the American school system from An Inconvenient Truth director Davis Guggenheim.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Michelle Rhee  •  George Reeves

Gripping, heartbreaking, and ultimately hopeful, Waiting for Superman is an impassioned indictment of the American school system from An Inconvenient Truth director Davis Guggenheim.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Michelle Rhee  •  George Reeves

The Dream Is Now (2013)

A look at the broken American immigration system.  (more)

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A look at the broken American immigration system.  (more)

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U2 - From The Sky Down (2011)

This documentary film is about the making of U2's Achtung Baby. In 2011, U2 returned to Hansa Studios in Berlin to discuss the making of Achtung Baby. This film is directed by Davis Guggenheim. Screened in the UK as part of the BBC's Imagine series, this film was ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  The Edge  •  Adam Clayton  •  Larry Mullen Jr.  •  Bono

This documentary film is about the making of U2's Achtung Baby. In 2011, U2 returned to Hansa Studios in Berlin to discuss the making of Achtung Baby. This film is directed by Davis Guggenheim. Screened in the UK as part of the BBC's Imagine series, this film was ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  The Edge  •  Adam Clayton  •  Larry Mullen Jr.  •  Bono

The First Year (2001)

This fascinating documentary chronicles the emotional turmoil of five Los Angeles schoolteachers charged with educating inner-city youth, making it clear that the teachers helping these disadvantaged children are real heroes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue

This fascinating documentary chronicles the emotional turmoil of five Los Angeles schoolteachers charged with educating inner-city youth, making it clear that the teachers helping these disadvantaged children are real heroes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue

It Might Get Loud (2008)

A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Jimmy Page  •  The Edge  •  Jack White  •  Link Wray

A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Jimmy Page  •  The Edge  •  Jack White  •  Link Wray

Gossip (2000)

On a beautiful college campus, something ugly is about to be spread around. A bit of gossip that was told is starting to take a frightening turn. Who could it have offended and how far will the person on the other side of the gossip handle the embarrassing situation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Joshua Jackson  •  James Marsden  •  Kate Hudson  •  Lena Headey

On a beautiful college campus, something ugly is about to be spread around. A bit of gossip that was told is starting to take a frightening turn. Who could it have offended and how far will the person on the other side of the gossip handle the embarrassing situation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Joshua Jackson  •  James Marsden  •  Kate Hudson  •  Lena Headey

He Named Me Malala (2015)

A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on the young Pakistani school girl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education and the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Malala Yousafzai  •  Ziauddin Yousafzai  •  Toor Pekai Yousafzai  •  Khushal Yousafzai

A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on the young Pakistani school girl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education and the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Malala Yousafzai  •  Ziauddin Yousafzai  •  Toor Pekai Yousafzai  •  Khushal Yousafzai

Gracie (2007)

A teenager faces an uphill battle when she fights to give women the opportunity to play competitive soccer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Jesse Lee Soffer  •  Christopher Shand  •  Carly Schroeder  •  Karl Girolamo

A teenager faces an uphill battle when she fights to give women the opportunity to play competitive soccer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Jesse Lee Soffer  •  Christopher Shand  •  Carly Schroeder  •  Karl Girolamo

Teach (2013)

Explores America's education system through the eyes, minds and hearts of its most essential resource, teachers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Lindsay Chin  •  Ace Antonio Hall  •  Shelby Harris  •  Matt Johnson

Explores America's education system through the eyes, minds and hearts of its most essential resource, teachers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  Lindsay Chin  •  Ace Antonio Hall  •  Shelby Harris  •  Matt Johnson

The Road We've Traveled (2012)

A short documentary on the first term of President Barack Obama's administration.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  David Axelrod  •  Matthew Davies  •  Rahm Emanuel  •  Austan Goolsbee

A short documentary on the first term of President Barack Obama's administration.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Davis Guggenheim
CAST:  David Axelrod  •  Matthew Davies  •  Rahm Emanuel  •  Austan Goolsbee