Down and Out in America

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Down and Out in America
Down and Out in America VHS cover.jpg
Video tape cover
Directed by Lee Grant
Produced by Joseph Feury
Milton Justice
Carol Cuddy
Narrated by Lee Grant
Music by Tom Manoff
Cinematography Tom Hurwitz
Edited by Milton Moses Ginsberg
Release date
  • 1986 (1986)
Running time
57 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Down and Out in America is a 1986 Academy Award-winning documentary film that critiques Reaganomics by showing examples of poverty in the United States. It won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature,[1] tying with Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got.


  1. ^ "Down and Out in America (1986)". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-11-17. 

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