The Wednesday evening premiere of Paramount Vantage’s “Waiting for Superman” attracted a few protesters outside Alice Tully Hall who didn’t like the doc’s attack on the teachers union, among other things.
At the 21 Club after-party, helmer Davis Guggenheim said that he was prepared for controversy. “This movie cuts across political lines,” he said. “And, in fact, it challenges some very entrenched liberal notions. It was a very difficult decision for me to seek out some of these uncomfortable truths about the Democratic Party. I directed ‘An Inconvenient Truth.’ Now I guess I’ve got ‘An Uncomfortable Truth.’?”