An award-winning documentary by Brooklyn filmmaker Paul La Blanc, called “Millions (A Lottery Story),” tracks six lottery winners to see how instant wealth affected their daily lives. Two of the lottery winners are from New York , lost all their money. His example of the opposite end of spending are some of our 16 Holdingford Lunch Ladies. Who won the Powerball in 2003. The article says "Though the money has made the lives of these rural women more comfortable, it’s clear that what brings them satisfaction is their families and their routines". Read the whole story here.
The documentary won the “Best Brooklyn Filmmaker”, it has been an official selection at more than 30 international film festivals and has been picked up for limited distribution in theaters for later this year.
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