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The Resource I am a promise : the children of Stanton Elementary School, Video Verité presents a film by Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond ; produced by Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond ; directed and reported by Susan Raymond, (videorecording)

I am a promise : the children of Stanton Elementary School, Video Verité presents a film by Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond ; produced by Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond ; directed and reported by Susan Raymond, (videorecording)

Label
I am a promise : the children of Stanton Elementary School
Title
I am a promise
Title remainder
the children of Stanton Elementary School
Statement of responsibility
Video Verité presents a film by Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond ; produced by Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond ; directed and reported by Susan Raymond
Title variation
  • Children of Stanton Elementary School
  • I am a promise
Title variation remainder
the children of Stanton Elementary School
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Paints a poignantly captivating, unflinching, and relevant portrait of the children of Stanton Elementary School in North Philadelphia, an inner-city neighborhood where 90% of the students live below the poverty line. As seen through the devoted and determined viewpoint of principal Deanna Burney, this shows Stanton as grossly underfunded, understaffed, and filled with children struggling to overcome their difficulties. However, for these at-risk kids growing up outside the American dream, the only hope for their future survives in the success of their eduction
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Alan Raymond ; editor, Alan Raymond
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
LC call number
LC5133.P5
LC item number
I36 2005
PerformerNote
Interviews with Deanna Burney and the families and children of the Stanton Elementary School
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Raymond, Alan
  • Raymond, Susan
  • Burney, Deanna
  • Video Verité (Firm)
  • Docurama (Firm)
  • New Video Group
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • M. Hall Stanton Public School (Philadelphia, Pa.)
  • School children
  • Elementary school principals
  • Urban schools
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
I am a promise : the children of Stanton Elementary School, Video Verité presents a film by Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond ; produced by Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond ; directed and reported by Susan Raymond, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features include commentary featuring the filmmakers and Principal Deanna Burney, filmmaker biographies, interactive menus and scene selection
  • Publisher's no.: DocuRama NVG-9697
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
57335291
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.)
Isbn
9780767077668
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
767685969731
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
NVG-9697
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
I am a promise : the children of Stanton Elementary School, Video Verité presents a film by Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond ; produced by Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond ; directed and reported by Susan Raymond, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features include commentary featuring the filmmakers and Principal Deanna Burney, filmmaker biographies, interactive menus and scene selection
  • Publisher's no.: DocuRama NVG-9697
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
57335291
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.)
Isbn
9780767077668
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
767685969731
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
NVG-9697
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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