The Lottery

Overview

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.
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Overview

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.
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Special Features

Tribeca film festival q+a panel with director Madeleine Sackler, Nyc chancellor Joel Klein and others; Deleted scenes; Press and interviews
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/5/2010
  • UPC: 037117024438
  • Original Release: 2010
  • Source: Great Curve Films
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:20:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 67,462

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Cory Booker Interviewee
Geoffrey Canada Interviewee
Candice Fryer Interviewee
Betsy Gotbaum Interviewee
Meredith Gotlin Interviewee
Joel Klein Interviewee
Jim Manly Interviewee
Eva Moskowitz Interviewee
Jessica Reid Interviewee
Susan Taylor Interviewee
Dacia Toll Interviewee
Paul Tough Interviewee
Eric Roachford Participant
Shawna Roachford Participant
Eric Roachford Jr. Participant
Nathaniel Roachford Participant
Laurie Goodwine Participant
Gregory Goodwine Sr. Participant
Gregory Goodwine Jr. Participant
Emil Yoanson Participant
Christian Yoanson Participant
Nadiyah Horne Participant
Ameenah Horne Participant
Tunde Adebimpe Conductor
Gerard Smith Conductor
Technical Credits
Madeleine Sackler Director, Editor, Producer
Tunde Adebimpe Score Composer
Blake Ashman-Kipervaser Producer
Todd Bartels Associate Producer
Wolfgang Held Cinematographer
Erin Lanuti Co-producer
James Lawler Producer
Gerard Smith Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Lottery
1. Chapter 1 [2:00]
2. Chapter 2 [1:40]
3. Chapter 3 [3:49]
4. Chapter 4 [2:47]
5. Chapter 5 [9:14]
6. Chapter 6 [6:08]
7. Chapter 7 [9:46]
8. Chapter 8 [5:39]
9. Chapter 9 [6:56]
10. Chapter 10 [7:39]
11. Chapter 11 [4:13]
12. Chapter 12 [5:56]
13. Chapter 13 [6:44]
14. Chapter 14 [1:43]
15. Chapter 15 [2:25]
16. Chapter 16 [3:16]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The Lottery
   Play Film
   Chapter Selection
   Special Features
      Trailer
      Featurettes
         Tribeca Film Festival Panel With Director Madeleine Sackler
         Deleted Scene - No Excuses
         Deleted Scene - Global Gap
         Deleted Scene - Pointing Fingers
         Deleted Scene - Public Schools
      Press
         Wall Street Journal
         Village Voice
         Pitchfork
         IFC
         NY Daily News
         NPR
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