"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.
Cast: Joel Klein, Geoffrey Canada, Dacia Toll, Eva Moskowitz, Cory Booker
Directed by: Madeleine Sackler
Running time: 1hr 21min
Opens: Jun 11, 2010 NY
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