I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School

I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School is a 1993 American documentary film about the pupils at Stanton Elementary School, an inner city school in Philadelphia. It was aired on HBO as part of its America Undercover series.

I Am a Promise
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Directed bySusan Raymond
Produced by
  • Alan Raymond
  • Susan Raymond
CinematographyAlan Raymond
Music byTom Verlaine
Production
company
Video Verite Films
Distributed byHBO
Release date
  • 1993 (1993)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

The film won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for producers Alan and Susan Raymond.[1] The husband and wife documentarians were also the cinematographer and editor (Alan) as well as director and narrator (Susan) for the film.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NY Times: I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2010. Archived from the original on 2010-11-11. Retrieved 2008-11-20.

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