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Unlikely
Northwest Film Forum
Seattle, WA
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Unlikely
Thu Nov 21: 7.30pm
Fri Nov 22: 7.30pm
Sat Nov 23: 7.30pm
Wed Dec 04: 7.30pm
Thu Dec 05: 7.00pm
Fri Dec 06: 7.30pm

Adam Fenderson & Jaye Fenderson
US
2019
1h 53m

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An investigative report into the structures of higher education and the gaps that leave students in debt, lacking degrees, frustrated and disillusioned. Thoroughly researched and searing in its indictments, Unlikely draws on the experiences of five different students who have dropped out of college and are now returning to pursue their degrees, highlighting their struggles and hard-won successes.

Narrator/director Jaye Fenderson, former admissions officer at Columbia University, opens the case with stark statistics: less than 50% of US college students who start college do not finish; only 14% of low-income students will graduate in eight years.

With a diverse array of interviews that includes LeBron James and Howard Schultz, Unlikely demonstrates inequalities in the higher education system, beginning at the admissions level and continuing into student life. Students reveal the ways in which theyve fallen through the cracks, unsupported by the university, and lacking the familial safety nets of their affluent peers. Educators share their hopes and ideas for building a more equitable system. Unlikely is a portrait of a system in danger.

Description courtesy of Ian Sanquist.

Hard data coupled with human-interest stories unmask the nationwide rigged operation.  Carlos Aguilar, Los Angeles Times

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Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
United States

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