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POV Season 35
Trailer | 10/10/2022 | 2 Mins

Accepted follows four high school students at T.M. Landry, a prep school in Louisiana known for its viral videos of seniors being accepted to the Ivy Leagues, and sending 100% of its graduates to college. But an explosive NY Times article exposes the controversial methods of its dynamic founder — and the fiction of higher education's promise. Official selection, 2021 Tribeca Film Festival.

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Film Credits —

  • Dan Chen Director
  • Mark Monroe Producer
  • Jason Y. Lee Producer
  • Jesse Einstein Producer

Critical Acclaim —

“Essential viewing... a considered and affecting coming-of-age story.”

— Lovia Gyarkye, Hollywood Reporter