May 7, 2010
Genre(s): Thriller, Documentary
The struggles of African American children to succeed in school are exposed in this documentary that focuses on a few children competing for a chance to escape the shoddy public school system in New York City and enroll in a charter school. A lottery will decide who gets the slot, but all of these children desperately want a new chance at life. Any one of them could grow up successful is given the proper tools.