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I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School

1993 Rated NR 1hr 30m

In this revealing, Academy Award-winning documentary produced by HBO, directors Alan and Susan Raymond step into the Stanton Elementary School in North Philadelphia to shed light on the struggles that its students, teachers and administrators face each day: inadequate housing, drug addiction, unrelenting poverty and rampant crime. What's revealed is a testament to willpower and the human spirit, their prime vehicles on the road to success.

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Movie Details

1994 Academy Award®
  • Best Documentary Feature
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.