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Lottery (2010)

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Format: DVD
Sku: 217286370
UPC: 037117024438
UPC 14: 00037117024438
Category Keywords: Documentary  Education  Social Issues
Rating: NR
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Editor's Note
Director Madeleine Sackler examines one of the most controversial debates surrounding education reform in this documentary highlighting the increased popularity of charter schools. As the U.S. public school system increasingly comes under fire, parents in Harlem and the Bronx enter their children in a charter school lottery in hopes that their children will be one of the select few to receive a quality education.


Video Features DVD, Widescreen

Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Breaking Glass Pictures
Video Release Date Release Date: 10/5/2010
Video Play Time Running Time: 80 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 2010
Video UPC UPC: 00037117024438
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
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Video Color Spec Video: (unknown/unconverted)
Entertainment Reviews
Expert Review The Lottery - DVD Review
By: Jack Goodstein Reviews
Published on: 10/29/2010 4:38 PM
As documentaries go, Madeleine Sackler's study of public charter schools in New York City's Harlem, The Lottery, is an emotionally draining attack on the failure of the educational establishment, politicians local and national, and most especially the teachers' unions to promote a school system that looks at the needs of children as its main priority. It is not an attempt to objectively present the many sides of what may be a very complicated issue. It has a definite point of view, and while it does look at some of those who disagree, in the end it is very clear where its sympathies lie. That said, it does present a very compelling the full review

Cast & Crew

Video Cast Info Gerard Smith - Composer
Video Cast Info Paul Tough - Interviewee
Video Cast Info Eva Moskowitz - Interviewee
Video Cast Info Cory Booker - Interviewee
Video Cast Info Susan Taylor - Interviewee
Video Cast Info Geoffrey Canada - Interviewee
Video Cast Info Candice Fryer - Interviewee
Video Cast Info Betsy Gotbaum - Interviewee
Video Cast Info Meredith Gotlin - Interviewee
Video Cast Info Joel Klein - Interviewee
Video Cast Info Jim Manly - Interviewee
Video Cast Info Jessica Reid - Interviewee
Video Cast Info Dacia Toll - Interviewee
Video Cast Info Eric Roachford - Host
Video Cast Info Shawna Roachford - Host
Video Cast Info Eric Roachford Jr. - Host
Video Cast Info Nathaniel Roachford - Host
Video Cast Info Laurie Goodwine - Host
Video Cast Info Gregory Goodwine Sr. - Host
Video Cast Info Gregory Goodwine Jr. - Host
Video Cast Info Emil Yoanson - Host
Video Cast Info Christian Yoanson - Host
Video Cast Info Nadiyah Horne - Host
Video Cast Info Ameenah Horne - Host
Video Cast Info Wolfgang Held - Director of Photography
Video Cast Info Tunde Adebimpe - Composer
Video Cast Info Madeleine Sackler - Director

Product Attributes

Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
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