Director Susan Raymond Initial DVD releaseFebruary 22, 2005 LanguageEnglish
Release date1993 (1993) CastSusan Raymond, Deanna Burney NominationsDirectors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Documentaries Similar moviesHigh School (1968), Pressure Cooker (2008), Rock School (2005), In a Dream (2008), American Teacher (2011)
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.
The film won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for producers Alan and Susan Raymond. The husband and wife documentarians were also the cinematographer and editor (Alan) as well as director and narrator (Susan) for the film.