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The Lottery

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:June 11, 2010
Running time:81 minutes
Cast:Cory Booker, Geoffrey Canada, Eva Moskowitz, Dacia Toll, Joel Klein
Director:Madeleine Sackler
Producer:Blake Ashman-Kipervaser, James Lawler, Madeleine Sackler
Distributor:Variance Films

Description: "The Lottery" is a feature length documentary that explores the struggles and dreams of four families from Harlem and The Bronx in the months leading up to the lottery for Harlem Success Academy, one of the most successful charter schools in New York. The four families cast their lots in a high stakes draw, where only a small minority of children emerge with a chance at a better future.

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