Panel discussion will follow showing of documentary chronicling the lives
of four families from Harlem fighting to enroll their children in quality public schools
ATLANTA – The Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) and the Georgia Parent Advocacy Network (GPAN), in conjunction with the Center for an Educated Georgia (CEG) will present a free screening of the gripping documentary, The Lottery, Thursday, Sept. 30, at the United Way Building’s Loudermilk Center (40 Courtland Street, NE, Atlanta 30303).
Doors open at 6 p.m. The film will begin at 6:30, with a panel discussion to follow at 8. Parking is available in the adjacent parking deck: FREE for those who RSVP ($6 for walk-ins) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lottery, produced and directed by Madeleine Sackler, tells the stories of four families living in Harlem, trying to get their children into high-performing, quality public schools. It is one of the first docudramas of its kind that seeks to move beyond the data and policy arguments, and put human faces on the need for reforming our nation’s public school system.
More information about this compelling documentary may be found at www.thelotteryfilm.com.