New York Magazine Critics' Picks

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NEW YORK MAGAZINE

The Lottery

Critics' Pick

(NO LONGER IN THEATERS)

  • Rating: No Rating

  • Director: Madeleine Sackler   Cast: Cory Booker, Geoffrey Canada, Eva Moskowitz, Dacia Toll, Joel Klein

  • Running Time: 81 minutes

GENRE

Documentary

PRODUCER

Blake Ashman-Kipervaser, James Lawler, Madeleine Sackler

DISTRIBUTOR

Variance Films

RELEASE DATE

Jun 11, 2010

RELEASE NOTES

NY

OFFICIAL WEBSITE


Review

Following four families trying to get their kids into a prestigious Harlem charter school, this heartbreaking documentary offers an opinionated, powerful, and potentially controversial take on the crisis of public education in the U.S.