Lights, Camera, Action!

Education entrepreneurs are featured in several upcoming documentaries.

Check out the trailer for The Lottery, directed by Madeline Sackler, which follows four families who enter the lottery for a spot at Harlem Success Academy – a high-performing public charter school operated by NewSchools portfolio venture Success Charter Network.

Waiting for Superman premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won the Audience Award for a US Documentary, as well as some critical acclaim. It was purchased by Paramount Vantage and is set to open in the fall of 2010.