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Fail State

Summary Fail State investigates the dark side of American higher education, chronicling decades of policy decisions in Washington DC that have given rise to a powerful and highly-predatory for-profit college industry. With echoes of the subprime mortgage crisis, the film lays bare how for-profit colleges exploited millions of low-income and mino...

Fail State
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 5 Critic Reviews
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Summary Fail State investigates the dark side of American higher education, chronicling decades of policy decisions in Washington DC that have given rise to a powerful and highly-predatory for-profit college industry. With echoes of the subprime mortgage crisis, the film lays bare how for-profit colleges exploited millions of low-income and mino...

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 5 Critic Reviews
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Generally Favorable Based on 5 Critic Reviews
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60% Positive
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40% Mixed
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0% Negative
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Release Date Oct 19, 2018
Duration 1 h 33 m
San Antonio Film Festival
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Cleveland International Film Festival
1 Nomination