The Lottery

Rated NR 81 min. 2010

"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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Director: Madeleine Sackler

Producer: Blake Ashman-Kipervaser, James Lawler and Madeleine Sackler

Cast: Cory Booker, Geoffrey Canada, Eva Moskowitz, Dacia Toll, Joel Klein and Susan Taylor


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