I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School

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

I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School is a 1993 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.

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.

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  1. ^ "NY Times: I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-11-20.

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