The Lottery

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Generally favorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 6 Ratings

Summary: In a country where 58% of African American 4th graders are functionally illiterate, The Lottery uncovers the failures of the traditional public school system and reveals that hundreds of thousands of parents attempt to flee the system every year. The Lottery follows four of these families from Harlem and the Bronx who have entered their children in a charter school lottery. Out of thousands of hopefuls, only a small minority will win the chance of a better future. (Variance Film)

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Runtime: 81 min
Production: Great Curve Films
Genres: Drama, Documentary, News
Country: USA
Language: English
Director Credit
Madeleine Sackler Director
Cast Credit
Cory Booker Himself
Dacia Toll Herself
Eva Moskowitz Herself
Geoffrey Canada Himself
Joel Klein Himself
Susan Taylor Herself
Producer Credit
Blake Ashman Producer
Erin Lanuti Co-Producer
James Lawler Producer
Madeleine Sackler Producer
Todd Bartels Associate Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by:

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